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Volunteers needed to help maintain Civil War parks

On Saturday, March 31, thousands of volunteers are expected to show up at battlefields and parks across the country with paint brushes, weed trimmers and rakes. More than 100 battlefields in 25 states have asked for assistance for the annual Park Day cleanup, according to the sponsoring organization, the Civil War Trust.. Read full article >>
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History / US History : A House Divided (6 months ago)

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