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Civil War Anniversary

Duneland during the Civil War

Duneland during the Civil War

CHESTERTON | A small room in the basement of the Westchester Township History Museum holds snippets about the Duneland area during the Civil War. 

July 30, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: 150 years later, Gettysburg still offers lessons

GUEST COMMENTARY: 150 years later, Gettysburg still offers lessons

This year, American Independence Day on the Fourth of July immediately followed the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. That enormous death struggle at a small Pennsylvania town occurred July 1 through July 3, 1863. Afterward, the Confederacy was never again to mount major offensi…

July 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Civil War markers replaced

Civil War markers replaced

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August 30, 2011 6:21 pm Photos

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Alice Smedstad's Civil War

Alice Smedstad's Civil War

Alice Smedstad's father's garden bordered the old Merrillville Cemetery. Driven by an interest in the lives of people buried there, Smedstad researched the people to find several Civil War veterans and their stories.

April 10, 2011 12:00 am
Region faces of the Civil War

Region faces of the Civil War

A Crown Point colonel leads his regiment -- many of them hometown boys -- in a desperate battle for the future of his country, ultimately paying with his life.

April 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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