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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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Grave markers preserve Civil War legacy

Grave markers preserve Civil War legacy

HAMMOND | The wives of two region Civil War veterans and a Union Army private wounded in battle all received special Christmas Eve honors with the placement of new memorial markers at Hammond's Oak Hill Cemetery.

December 24, 2012 3:22 pm Photos

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Historic Civil War graves given holiday honors in Hammond

Historic Civil War graves given holiday honors in Hammond

HAMMOND | Historical preservation volunteers placed Christmas wreaths on the graves of Hammond Civil War veterans Tuesday, honoring the men for their war-time holiday sacrifices from 150 years ago.

December 11, 2012 3:35 pm Photos

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Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

HAMMOND | About 100 region residents gathered Sunday at the tomb of a Hammond veteran who served his country more than a century ago, commemorating the sacrifices of America's bloodiest war.

November 11, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Burial site renewed

Burial site renewed

HAMMOND | It was a day of mixed emotions for Judy Richter on Tuesday as volunteers hoisted the granite headstone of her grandmother back into its rightful place but couldn't find her grandfather's missing memorial.

December 06, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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Calls for immediate change at Oak Hill Cemetery going unanswered

Calls for immediate change at Oak Hill Cemetery going unanswered

HAMMOND | The granddaughters of a couple buried in Hammond's Oak Hill Cemetery say they were heartbroken after learning last week that their grandparents' graves have been unmarked for at least 19 years.

November 13, 2011 8:00 pm
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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