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Battle of Gettysburg 150th Anniversary

The Hispanic Victor At The Battle Of Gettysburg

VOXXI | Delfin Carbonell Basset | Posted 09.23.2013 | Latino Voices

What connection is there between the battle of Gettysburg, Hispanic Heritage and citizenship? Only a surprising twist of historical fate, of chance, a...

Stop Flying Confederate Flags at Civil War Commemorations

Scott Hancock | Posted 09.22.2013 | Black Voices
Scott Hancock

For me, seeing the American flag stirs pride, yearning, and pain. What did the flag of the Confederacy stand for? The harsh reality is that it symbolized the establishment of a country that depended upon maintaining the systematic denial of independence and freedom to black men, women, and children.

LOOK: Gettysburg Images A 'Blast' From The Past

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 07.03.2013 | DC

From July 1 until July 3, 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg raged. The famous battle became known as a turning point in the war that shifted momentum ...

LOOK: Gettysburg Overrun By Reenactors!

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Robert Zullo | Posted 08.31.2013 | DC

GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- The sharp report of thousands of muskets and the booming thunder of dozens of cannon echoed off the green, rolling farmland of sout...

HUGE Civil War Anniversary

The Frederick News-Post, Md. | Ed Waters Jr. | Posted 08.17.2013 | DC

GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- A town used to visitors is preparing for its biggest-ever tourism program. Between 25,000 and 30,000 visitors per day are expected...