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    Battle of Fort Stevens 150th Anniversary

    Officials from the National Park Service and Washington, D.C., commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Stevens, and talked about the battles significance and contributions…

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    150th Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam

    James McPherson, Civil War historian, and Edwin Bearss, former National Park Service chief historian, each talked about the Battle of Antietam. After the presentations the authors together…

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    Person of the Year 1861, Part 2

    Each year Time magazine selects a single person who had the most influence on events during the previous twelve months. If the same question had been posed in the year 1861, who would Time have selected…

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    Person of the Year 1861, Part 1

    Each year, Time magazine selects a single person who had the most influence on events during the previous twelve months. If the same question had been posed in the year 1861, who would Time have selected…

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    Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg

    Edwin Bearss, noted battlefield tour leader and former chief historian of the National Park Service, talked about his book, Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg, the Campaigns that Changed the Civil War…

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    Fields of Honor

    Historian Ed Bearss talked about his book Fields of Honor: Pivotal Battles of the Civil War, published by National Geographic. In the book he chronicles 14 crucial battles ranging between…

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    Edwin Cole Bearss: History's Pied Piper

    Mr. Waugh discussed his biography, Edwin Cole Bearss: History’s Pied Piper, published by History America Tours. He described the life of Edwin Bearss, including his experiences in the Pacific…

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    Civil War Books

    Mr. Bearss and Mr. Wills talked with the program hosts about the history of the war as documented in books and photographs, and the ways the war is remembered today through the efforts of…

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    Battle of Gettysburg

    Mr. Bearss is the author of Battling for Manassas: The Fifty-Year Struggle At Manassas National Battlefield Park, published by Pennsylvania State University Press.

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    Civil War Battlefields Report

    The participants spoke about the importance of Civil War remembrance. Mr. Bearss discussed Civil War events on this date in history. Senator Bumpers, the founder of the Civil War…

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