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Civil War Commemoration Stifled by Heat

The commemoration of the first major battle of the U.S. Civil War continues in Manassas today, and hundreds of history buff are expected to continue to brave the area's oppressive heat for the events.

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McDonnell Kicks Off Civil War Remembrance

Gov. Bob McDonnell helped kicked off what will be four days of remembrance and Civil War education for the uninitiated.

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At African American Civil War Museum Opening, Gray Makes Pitch For Statehood

This week's re-opening of the African American Civil War Museum in Northwest D.C. presented an opportunity for some local elected officials to highlight one of the city's most nagging issues.

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Civil War Anniversary Is Manassas Battlefield's Time To Shine

Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia is just days away from commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's first major battle.

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New African American Civil War Museum Opens Today

In the District, the African American Civil War Museum is set to reopen today at a new location.

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Manassas Businesses Pin Hopes on Civil War Sesquicentennial

The Civil War started with the First Battle of Manassas. Next week, the town commemorates the 150th anniversary of the battle, and this could bring a lot more attention to city than it has received in generations.

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FBI Probing Document Thefts From Md. Historical Society

An attempted theft at the Maryland Historical Society has touched off a national investigation. Federal officials are now checking to see if the suspects have taken documents from other museums and archives.

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