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MARC CHASE: The dead still live if we learn of, remember sacrifices

MARC CHASE: The dead still live if we learn of, remember sacrifices

"I see beyond the forest the moving banners of a hidden column. Our dead brothers still live for us, and bid us think of life, not death — of life to which in their youth they lent the passion and joy of the spring."

May 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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New South Shore Line poster depicts region's Civil War history

New South Shore Line poster depicts region's Civil War history

HAMMOND | The newest South Shore Line poster connects the region's rich Civil War past with present and future generations seeking to learn its lessons, the artist who painted it says.

February 27, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore Line poster

Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore Line poster

CROWN POINT | A region Civil War history preservation and tourism initiative will soon be featured on an iconic South Shore Line poster.

July 24, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Region Civil War vets remembered with graveside Christmas wreaths

Region Civil War vets remembered with graveside Christmas wreaths

CROWN POINT | The holiday season of 1862 was anything but merry for Sgt. William Foster as he suffered through a bout of typhoid fever.

December 08, 2012 5:39 pm Photos

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C.P. Civil War soldier honored on 150th anniversary of his wartime death

C.P. Civil War soldier honored on 150th anniversary of his wartime death

CROWN POINT | A century and a half ago, Civil War Sgt. Edwin Sprague died of a sickness that posed perhaps a greater threat to Union soldiers than Confederate bullets.

August 10, 2012 8:30 pm Photos

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Memorial Day cemetery rites will launch Civil War initiative

CROWN POINT | A Memorial Day dedication service and historical tour will honor Crown Point Civil War veterans and launch a preservation and tourism initiative throughout Lake and Porter counties.

May 24, 2012 2:14 pm

Memorial Day service honors Civil War vets, launches tourism initiative

CROWN POINT | A Memorial Day dedication service and historical tour will honor Crown Point Civil War veterans and launch a preservation and tourism initiative throughout Lake and Porter counties.

May 23, 2012 8:30 pm
14 gravestones dedicated

14 gravestones dedicated

Though long dead, 12 Civil War veterans -- and two of their wives -- were remembered for their sacrifices by more than 100 people who attended Saturday gravestone dedication ceremonies in Merrillville and Crown Point.

November 12, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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