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Mass grave at Lewisburg unique among Confederate monuments

Pennies on Rebel Grave, Lewisburg, West Virginia, Greenbrier County, Greenbrier Valley Region
LEWISBURG, W.Va.—Of the many historic landmarks in Lewisburg, West Virginia, perhaps none is more remarkable than a cross-shaped Confederate grave on a hill above...

Shepherd Civil War center offers series of free online programs

The George Tyler Moore Center for Civil War History occupies one of many historic structures in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
The Civil War center at Shepherd University is hosting a series of free programs online beginning April 17 to help inform, educate, and entertain...

Three new Civil War heritage signs installed in Wheeling

Chris Brown (left) and Drew Gruber (right) pose with the completed sign at Independence Hall.
Three new Civil War Trails signs have been installed in Wheeling, West Virginia, the first phase of a project focused on updating content and...

Historian at Shepherd U. to present study of Battle of South...

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV—Shepherd University’s George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War will host a free author’s talk with historian Curtis Older...

$500,000 provided for preservation of Shepherdstown Battlefield

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Jefferson County Farmland Protection...

Historic Antietam maps donated to Shepherd Civil War center

Dr. James Broomall and Monica Lingenfelter flank a map with Bill and Bonnie Stubblefield.
Maps donated to the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War will give researchers in the Battle of Antietam a...

Civil War lecture series set for Sept. 28 in Charleston

"The Ascent of Gauley Mountain, in Western Virginia by the Twelfth Ohio Regiment," from Harpers Illustrated, October 5, 1861.
West Virginia Archives and History will present a series of four hour-long lectures regarding West Virginia during the Civil War on Saturday, Sept. 28,...

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