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Selected 2010 Stories

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CWPT Agrees To Buy 49 Acres At Wilderness, Must Raise Over $1 M

Court Rulings Favor County In Wal-mart Trial Hearing

Historian Persists In Efforts To Correct Record, Honor Deceased

Fredericksburg SCV Case Gets April 19 Court Date

Parties Say No GBPA-Casino Deal


Museum Of The Confederacy Breaks Ground For An Appomattox Museum

Local Effort Begins To Enlarge Missionary Ridge Reservations

Gettysburg Casino Debate Continues; Gaming Control Board Sets Hearings

Wal-mart Site Had Role In 2 Battles McPherson To Say As Court Witness

Film Premiere Will Honor Anna Ella Carroll Nov. 20

Harrisburg Will Celebrate 1865 USCT Grand Review

CWPT Needs Funds For Spring Hill

Grant’s Holly Springs Headquarters Will Be Sold At Auction On Oct. 9

U.S. Prisoner Artifacts Found At Georgia Site; Camp Lawton Explored

County Proposes Project On Portion Of Franklin, Tenn. Battleground Land

Info Sought About Cooper’s Battery Monument At Gettysburg

Missouri Civil War Museum To Open Jefferson Barracks Building In April

Historic Franklin, Tenn. Courthouse Reopens



Momentum Gathers For The Civil War 150th Anniversary (Links to 150th websites)

H.L. Hunley Will Be Set Upright For First Time Since Its Sinking In 1864

Antietam Newcomer House To Open As Visitor Center

Two Owners Donate Easements On 782 Brandy Station Battlefield Acres

Wal-mart At Wilderness Trial A Go; Jan. 25 Date Set; Zoning Issue Stays

Chambersburg Seminar In Sept. On Lee’s Life, Career

Karl Lehr Bequest Benefits Three Preservation Groups

Trial Likely For Fredericksburg Confederate Monument Case

Veterans’ Council Asks To Join In Suit

Reed’s Bridge Battlefield Ready For 147th Anniversary Event


Colonel Patterson’s Death At The Wilderness Left Shattered Family

Marker Honors 69th Pa. Charge At Glendale

Wal-mart At Wilderness Trial Date To Be Set On Aug. 13

President Street Station Friends Open Baltimore Depot Weekends

Living History Assn. Offers Event Liability Insurance

Webb’s Bill On Petersburg Boundary Expansion Heard

Annual Event Supports Restoration Of Forrest’s Boyhood Home

Park Service’s ABPP Gives 13 Civil War Preservation Grants

CWPT Presents Annual Awards For Preservation

20th Tenn. Flag Sent For Conservation



No Longer ‘Known But To God’

Wal-mart Suit Expands As 3 Parties Agree To Be Included As Defendants

Spotsylvania Event Highlights Battlefield Preservation




Preservationists Celebrate ‘Flank Attack’ Site, Virginia Bill

Record Flooding Spares Middle Tennessee’s Civil War Properties

Judge Denies Lack Of Standing, So Wal-mart Suit Will Continue

NPS Ready To Use Account For Pennsylvania Monuments




Judge: NPS Didn’t Follow Law On Cyclorama Center Decision

Loudoun County Could Add Park At Potomac River Civil War Ford

Virginia Legislation Changes Name, Management Of Fort Monroe Group

Old Baldy Returns To First Home

Preservation Award Goes To Fort Monroe Coalition

Update On The Mariners’ Museum Conservation Projects

Economic Problems Threaten To Delay Loop Road At Franklin Battlefield Site


Army Recommends Medal Of Honor For Lt. Alonzo Cushing

Judge’s Ruling Awaited After First Hearing On Wilderness Wal-mart

Fredericksburg SCV Camp Goes To Court To Prevent Monument’s Move

Volunteers Needed For Park Day Clean Up

Sen. Webb Files Bill To Expand Petersburg Park

Edward H. Bonekemper Is CWN Book Review Editor

USCT Weekend To Be April 9-11 In Philadelphia

N.C. Surrender 145th Programs At Bennett Place On April 17, 18

Plans Are Under Way To Interpret Jamestown’s Confederate Earthworks

Chambersburg Seminars Resume May 7-8


CWPT Is Raising Funds For Parcel Within Gettysburg Park Boundary

Foundation President Quits

Rappahannock Property Owner Plans Tourist Venue

CWPT, NPCA File Brief In Wal-mart County Suit

Carnegie, Pa. Library To Reopen Restored GAR Post

CWPT Saved Battle Land At 20 Sites In 2009

Bob Kirby Will Move From Petersburg To Gettysburg

Knoxville Foundation Buys 70-Acre 1863 Battle Site

Blake Magner To Retire As CWN Book Review Editor


Fundraising Info Invited For CWN’s April Issue

Gettysburg Casino Project is Back; Emmitsburg Road Site Under Option

Fort Monroe Board Proposes That Part Of Property Be An NPS Unit

Meagher’s Sword On Display In Fredericksburg Till 15th

Planning Has Started For 150th Gettysburg Event