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Julie Pendleton thought she was just being cautious when she went to the doctor in July 2010. The Laguna Beach resident thought the abdominal pain she was feeling could indicate appendicitis. After getting a CAT scan, the doctor revealed something...
Fredericksburg (Va.) Free Lance-StarAn unusual piece of history was entrusted to the National Museum of the Marine Corps on Wednesday. A dense, heavy piece. Twenty-eight pounds of steel, to be exact. “The sledge,” as its last private owners called it, is the head of one of...
Tags: Defense, Slavery, Gardens and Parks, U.S. Army, James Buchanan
firstname.lastname@example.orgRalph Hoover spent the same amount of time in combat as it takes most people to earn a college degree. In his 23 years of military service, he spent four years on the battlefields of Korea and the South Pacific, Hoover said. "I've been fired at and...
By Rebecca Massie Lane Special to The Herald-Mail With 23,110 casualties, the Battle of Antietam remains a day of great loss for America and it stimulated a chain of events leading to the Emancipation Proclamation and the Battle of Gettysburg. The...
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Manekin Construction LLC hired John Brown Jr. as its chief estimator. Working from the firm's Columbia headquarters, the 15-year industry veteran provides constructability reviews, budgeting of preliminary designs and value engineering. He instructs...
The Associated PressOne part of West Virginia is so rich in Civil War history that it now has its own website. The Eastern Panhandle’s Jefferson County is the main focus of CivilWarScholars.com, which went public Thursday, but its tales of the human toll of war extend...
As a kid, a few of my buddies and I would always pitch a few pennies or nickels up against the concrete wall of Jim Grim’s small country store in Dargan. The owner of the closest coin to the wall would win all the loot. Summers were always...
In the shadow of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia, John Wilkes Booth will tell anyone who'll listen just why that tyrant had to be assassinated. Supporting himself on a wooden crutch, a decidedly agitated Booth, his voice rising to match the fierceness in his...
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Cultural criticHe was a man in motion — the beautifully controlled fury of a great athlete. How, though, to convey that energy and grit and grace on the flat page of a graphic novel? How to suggest the up-and-at-'em vigor of a Roberto Clemente in a venue that...
As it did in other areas across the United States, the Civil War brought battles, gruesome tales and acts of destruction to what is now the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, but back then was part of Virginia. For West Virginia, the conflict was to...
The late John Updike once opined that we are all "trapped in solitary confinement inside our own skins." We can't ever really know what someone else is feeling, no matter how hard we try or how desperately she or he wants us to. Our unique souls are...
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