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At the Front Line: Preserving Battlefields

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Lloyd Harrison and Thomas Van Winkle give a tour of Wilderness Crossroads.
Courtney Collins
Lloyd Harrison and Thomas Van Winkle give a tour of Wilderness Crossroads.

Civil War battlefields in once-rural corners of our region are increasingly being eyed for development. And the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust, or CVBT, is working to save much of this "hallowed ground." Courtney Collins heads to Spotsylvania County to visit one of these battlefields, and learn how members of the CVBT work with local developers to preserve historic land.

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