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Region Civil War flags to fly again at Indiana Welcome Center

Region Civil War flags to fly again at Indiana Welcome Center

In the confusion, chaos and carnage often resulting from close-quarters Civil War combat, hundreds of region men relied on their regimental flags to show them where to rally.

February 03, 2013 5:30 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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Remembering Civil War history during the holidays

Remembering Civil War history during the holidays

CROWN POINT | A century and a half ago, hundreds of men from Lake and Porter counties observed the holiday season on battlefields and in winter encampments in the southern states.

December 05, 2012 7:00 pm
Lowell Civil War vets remembered in dedication of new memorial

Lowell Civil War vets remembered in dedication of new memorial

LOWELL | More than a century after their lives ended, south Lake County Civil War veterans were remembered Saturday by a gathering of about 50 people for the dedication of a new town Civil War memorial.

October 13, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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Local author donates to Civil War tourism trail

Local author donates to Civil War tourism trail

HIGHLAND | An award-winning local author and businessman is donating his talents and money to the South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail historic preservation and tourism initiative.

August 28, 2012 5:45 pm Photos

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Lowell South Shore Civil War Memorial built

Lowell South Shore Civil War Memorial built

A crew from Crown Point's Hubinger Landscaping spent last week constructing the new Lowell South Shore Civil War Memorial — the newest feature on a region historical tourism trail.

August 11, 2012 8:04 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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Crown Point ceremony memorializes region Civil War vets in new preservation initiative

Crown Point ceremony memorializes region Civil War vets in new preservation initiative

CROWN POINT | About 100 people gathered in the cool shade of a maple tree Monday at Historic Maplewood Cemetery to rekindle memories and preserve the stories of region men who sacrificed themselves during the Civil War.

May 28, 2012 7:20 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Celebrate Memorial Day by remembering

EDITORIAL: Celebrate Memorial Day by remembering

On a hot holiday weekend like this one, thousands of people are flocking to the region's beaches. That's understandable. But remember those who stormed the beaches under heavy gunfire, fighting for your freedom. Remember the real reason for Memorial Day.

May 28, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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