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2013 Civil War Commemorative Stamps

The U.S. Postal Service has announced the designs for its 2013 Civil War commemorative stamps. During the 2011-2015 Civil War Sesquicentennial,  the Post Office is issuing two stamps each year commemorating significant events in...

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The Death of General John Reynolds at Gettysburg

Lancaster, Pennsylvania native John F. Reynolds was a West Point graduate and instructor at that institution when the Civil War began. Initially, he was the Lieutenant Colonel of the 14th U.S. Infantry, but was...

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Spring 2011 Civil War Film News

Sally Field has been cast as Mary Todd Lincoln in director Stephen Spielberg’s upcoming biographic film about Abraham Lincoln’s Civil War presidency. ¬†Daniel Day-Lewis will portray Lincoln in the film, which is based on...