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Groups To Buy Two Critical Franklin Battle Acres For $2.8 Million
By Gregory L. Wade
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — After many years eyeing the location, Franklin city and preservation leaders announced the $2.8 million purchase agreement for almost two acres adjacent to and south of the Carter House.


First USCT Action Against ANV 150 Years Ago Is Commemorated
By Scott C. Boyd
SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – A historical marker dedicated on May 17 commemorates the 150th anniversary of the first combat between African-American Union troops and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.

Updated 6/2/14