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BOOK EXCERPT: Conditions at Andersonville Prison

BOOK EXCERPT: Conditions at Andersonville Prison

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of excerpts from the new book, "On Lincoln's Side."

September 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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MARC CHASE: Past region 'rebel' provides contemporary lesson

MARC CHASE: Past region 'rebel' provides contemporary lesson

Northwest Indiana loves the grit of folks who go against the grain.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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PHIL WIELAND: We're not the happiest, but it could be worse

PHIL WIELAND: We're not the happiest, but it could be worse

If you think of the region as something less than paradise on Earth, apparently you are not alone or even in the minority.

March 15, 2013 12:00 am
Preservation group, descendant give thanks for Civil War vet's ultimate sacrifice

Preservation group, descendant give thanks for Civil War vet's ultimate sacrifice

MERRILLVILLE | Four months into his stay at the most infamous Confederate-run prison camp of the Civil War, Merrillville Pvt. Corydon Pierce wasn't likely feeling very thankful on this day 148 years ago.

November 21, 2012 3:00 pm Photos

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Confederates carry the day, loot at LaPorte museum train battle re-enactment

Confederates carry the day, loot at LaPorte museum train battle re-enactment

Civil War re-enactment groups, including Lake County's 20th Indiana Infantry Co. B Living History Group, participated in the annual Civil War Railroad Days over the weekend at the Hesston Steam Museum in LaPorte County.

June 24, 2012 5:48 pm Photos

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Hoosiers answered call when shots fired on Fort Sumter

Within days after Confederate soldiers attacked the Union fortress at Fort Sumter in 1861, thousands of Hoosier men answered the call from President Abraham Lincoln to defend their country.

April 10, 2011 12:00 am Related
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