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Fla. school named for South general to be changed

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida school board has decided to end a decades-long controversy and rename a high school now named for a Confederate general and honorary Ku Klux Klan leader that some historical […]

12/17/2013

Union soldiers re-enact Civil War camp

For re-enactors, Gettysburg is pinnacle of hobby

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The commander of the Confederate army marched to the front of the makeshift classroom in jeans and a dress blue shirt to deliver battle plans to his top lieutenants, complete with […]

06/21/2013

National Geographic to auction famous photos, art

NEW YORK (AP) – National Geographic Society has chronicled scientific expeditions, explorations, archaeology, wildlife and world cultures for more than 100 years, amassing a collection of 11.5 million photos and original illustrations. A small selection […]

10/22/2012

Today in History, September 17 (video)

Highlights of this day in history: The Battle of Antietam sets a bloody record during America’s Civil War; Work ends on U.S. Constitution; Israel and Egypt’s leaders sign Camp David Accords; Singer Hank Williams born; […]

09/17/2012