Posts tagged ‘Civil War’

6-12-12: First Call Hagerstown

When a bugle plays “First Call,” it means “assemble.” Washington County is sounding the first call this weekend to attract visitors to learn about its Civil War history, including General Robert E. Lee’s first invasion of the Union. We’ll hear about this weekend’s events.

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5-28-12: Home of the Brave Quilts

During the Civil War, northern women made quilts for Union soldiers. Now, stitchers around the country are making quilts for those who’ve lost family members in Iraq or Afghanistan. We speak with a Maryland woman who received a quilt and the national coordinator of the project.

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5-25-12: Judging the Judge

A case of habeas corpus in the Civil War that led to a judge being attacked by a mob.

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11-9-11: A World on Fire: Britain’s Crucial Role in the American Civil War

The British are coming! The British are coming! To Gettysburg?

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9-6-11: 1861

Adam Goodheart on the ideas of 1861.

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5-30-11: Home of the Brave Quilts

During the Civil War, northern women made quilts for Union soldiers. Now, stitchers around the country are making quilts for those who’ve lost family members in Iraq or Afghanistan. We speak with a Maryland woman who received such a quilt, and the national coordinator of the project.

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5-30-11: The History of Memorial Day

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War member Peter L. Johnston tells Sheilah how America has honored its fallen since 1868.

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5-17-11: 1861

The Civil War Awakening with author Adam Goodheart

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5-16-11: The Story of Reverdy Johnson

The most famous Marylander you’ve never heard of.

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4-18-11: Pratt Street, Putting the Mob in Mobtown

What do the Pratt Street Riots have to do with the Hard Rock Cafe? Everything.

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