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December News Stories

NPS Gives A Little In Controversy Over Plaques
$1.5 Million In, $2.6 Million To Go To Pay For Glendale Land
Forgotten Loudoun County Cavalry Battles Documented
New Trails At Harpers Ferry Show Park's Wartime Look
CWPT Launches Plan To Increase Funds For Battlefileds In Virginia
Coker House To Come Down At Champion Hill Battlefield
Bikers Raise Funds For 20th Tenn. Flag
Prince William County Dedicates Bristoe Station Heritage Park

November News Stories

Interior Department May Pass On Suit At Harpers Ferry Park
The Final Battle To Save Camp Letterman Is Being Waged
Tours, Living History, Reenactment To Mark Fredericksburg 145th
The CWPT Starts New Preservation Lobby Group
Mississippi Monument Is Dedicated At Allatoona Pass, Ga.
National Park Service Is Considering Shepardstown For Park
Historians' Society Plans Big Changes
Opposing Views Compete For Fort Monroe's Future
CWPT Easement Protects Champion Hill Battlefield Land
Ball's Bluff Clearing Program Improves Interpretation
Fort Stanton Is New State Monument
County Transfers 194 Acres At Fisher's Hill To Foundation
Kearny, NJ Welcomes A New Civil War Statue
Rappahannock County To Get Markers, Join State Civil War Trails

October News Stories

Antietam Battlefield's Piper Lane To Be Restored
State Board Considering Northern Virginia Power Line
Pritchard Pleads Guilty; Former Victim Seeks Her Artifacts
Museum Of The Confederacy Now Plans For Exhibits Near Four Va. Battlefields
Rare Star Fort Near Winchester Will Be Preserved And Opened
Sutton Is New NPS Chief Historian
Lincoln Statue Donor Loses Tax Status

September News Stories

Virginia SCV Seeks Control Of Cemetery's Confederate Section
Manassas Park Undertakes Unprecedented Tree Clearing
Monocacy Battlefield Park Opens New Visitor Center
Museum Will Move To Independence National Park
Flag & Arms Expert Howard Michael Madaus Dies At 63
Harpers Ferry Vigil Highlights Inaction Against Developers

August News Stories

Wal-Mart Plans Concerns Officials At Appomattox
Harpers Ferry Rezoning In Doubt
Confederate Relic Room Acquires Signicant Confederate Documents
West Virginia Veteran Is Reburied With Military Honors
Tennessee Gives $900,000 Towards Franklin Purchase
Lone Arkansan Gets New Headstone In Fredericksburg
Land preserved at McDowell, Champion Hill
Pressure On Congress To Support Battlefield Funds
Brandy Station Foundation Launches $3M Fundraiser For Fleetwood Hill

July News Stories

Fort Monroe's Fate Pondered As Base Closing Date Approaches
Radar Helps With Search For Georgia Prison Stockade
Wheeling, W.Va. Drops National War Memorial
CWPT Buys 318 Acres At Glendale Battlefield; $4.1 Million Is Needed
A New Bike Trail Creates Heartburn For The CWPT
Relic Hunters Do Thousands Of Dollars In Damage At Vicksburg National Park

June News Stories

Preservationist Vicki Kaye Heilig Dies At 61
Fredericksburg Park Renews Search For Stolen Note
Charges Filed Against Relic Hunters At Park
Restoration Of Longstreet's Hotel In Georgia Is Close To Finish
Battery G acquires Old No. 8

May News Stories

Investors Buy The First Gettysburg Cyclorama Painting
Close Defeat On Harpers Ferry Annexation Bid
6th Maryland Group Plans Monument At Pamplin Park
USS Monitor Center Is A Hit; Visitation Is Way Up
Gettysburg Cyclorama Center Supporters Try New Approach To Save It
Soldier's Tooth Will Be Sent Back Home To South Carolina

April News Stories

Carter House In Franklin To Get Museum Building
Tennessee Pact Could Lead To Park At Thompson's Station
Museum Of The Confederacy Seeks New Home, Possible Name Change
Memorial Hall Is Still Struggling After Katrina
Gettysburg Visitor Center Project Budget Now At $125 Million
CWPT Names 25 Most Endangered & At Risk Battlefields
Easement Protects 33 More Acres At Cedar Creek
Board Cites Opposition As A Reason Casino Rejected

February/March News Stories

Interpretive Center Opens March 9th At The Mariners' Museum
Philadelphia Museum To Have New Name, Location
Andersonville Book Was Too Familiar To Reviewer Historian William Marvel
Confederate Spy Laura Ratcliffe's House Has Friends
County Board Nixes Widening Road Through The Wilderness Battlefield Dean & Jim Thomas Find Archives Theft On eBay
Visitor Center, Museum Project Expands In Size and Tops $100M
Wood Lake Battle in Minnesota Took Place During The Civil War

January News Stories

Chemists Consulted - Mystery Of Why Some Relic Projectiles Explode

Lee's Arlington House Offers Rare Public Access To Rooms
Wide Awake Films To Make Two Wilson's Creek Films
Hull Of Packet Boat That Carried Jackson's Body Is Protected
Artist Depicts Building of Hunley
Missouri Veteran's Daughter Thora Kron Dies At Age 89
Funds Still Needed To Purchase Morris Island, Site Of Battery Wagner
The Lincoln Forum Honors Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin
Bids To Be Opened Soon For Beauvoir Restoration
Ceremony Honors Soldier Who Died At Ball's Bluff
Lee Bicentennial Events Are Planned