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Apps put Civil War historians on your iPhone

If you tour the battlefield at Fredericksburg, Gettysburg or soon, Bull Run, you can download your own historian in the form of an "Battle App" for $1.99.

Tags: Civil War , iPhone , iPhone apps , Jim Campi

Sunday - 05/08/2011, 01:25pm EDT

Pennsylvania residents say no to Gettysburg casino

A key decision on a casino in Gettysburg is coming in Pennsylvania this week, which could have a major impact on tourism in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Tags: casino , Civil War , Gettysburg , Mary Koik

Sunday - 04/10/2011, 12:55pm EDT

Trust raises funds to preserve part of Civil War battlefield

Preservationists are claiming a major victory Wednesday after receiving enough money to acquire a 49-acre tract of land in Orange County that is one of the last remaining parts of the Wilderness Battlefield not already preserved.

Tags: James Lighthizer , Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military , Wilderness Battlefield , Battle of the Wilderness , Robert E. Lee , Ulysses S. Grant

Wednesday - 01/05/2011, 08:15pm EST

Battle to save the Wilderness Battlefield coming to court in January

A war is being waged on two fronts to save two pieces of the Wilderness Battlefield from being lost forever.

Tags: Wilderness Battlefield , Walmart , Mary Koik , Dr. James McPherson , Civil War

Sunday - 11/07/2010, 10:22am EST

Casino proposal brings another battle in Gettysburg

Opposition is mounting to plans for a casino near one of the country's best known historical sites, Gettysburg National Military Park.

Tags: Gettysburg , conservation , Pennsylvania , National Parks Conservation Association , National Trust for Historic Preservation , David LeVan , Rep. Frank Wolf

Sunday - 02/14/2010, 01:40pm EST