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Antietam National Battlefield to Improve Over Next Decade

U.S. News

This plan will provide visitors with a cohesive and immersive experience on the battlefield,


NY Army National Guard Soldiers Touring WWI Battlefields

U.S. News

The soldiers will tour battlefields in France and neighboring Belgium before visiting the site of the 27th Division's offensive German defenses in late September 1918. The division was made up of New York National Guard regiments called up for federal duty in the summer of 1917.


Park Service to Give $2M to Protect Virginia Battlefields

U.S. News

In addition, the park service's American Battlefield Protection Program is also providing $240,306 toward the purchase of a .85-acre


Arkansas Residents Seek to Preserve Civil War Battlefield

U.S. News

Mark Christ, community outreach director for the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, recently spoke to members of a grass-roots group interested in preserving the Devil's Backbone Battlefield outside Greenwood in south Sebastian County at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in Fort Smith. One of the members of the group, Donna Goldstein, said it is possible the remaining portion of Devil's Backbone Mountain Ridge that is not privately owned will be sold and something will be built on that site.


Feds Award $637k to Protect Tennessee Civil War Battlefield

U.S. News

The American Battlefield Trust says it has saved 178 acres (72 hectares) at the Franklin Battlefield, with an opportunity to save more. For example, a site with a Pizza Hut on it was bought and restored in 2005. A strip mall was secured in 2012.