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MARC CHASE: Help foster region's proudest of traditions

MARC CHASE: Help foster region's proudest of traditions

Military volunteerism is one of the proudest traditions permeating region and state history since Indiana's infancy.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am
The bloodiest battle of America's bloodiest war

The bloodiest battle of America's bloodiest war

Civil War re-enactors April Nichols, left, of the 20th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Co. B, and Melanie Caines, center, of the Sons of Unions Veterans of the Civil War, stand during the playing of taps during a ceremony placing a Civil War marker at the grave of Col. John Wheeler at Historic Ma…

July 02, 2013 4:04 pm
The bloodiest battle of America's bloodiest war

The bloodiest battle of America's bloodiest war

Civil War re-enactors of the 20th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Co. B listen to a speech during a ceremony placing a Civil War marker at the grave of Col. John Wheeler at Historic Maplewood Cemetery in Crown Point. The ceremony is in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.

July 02, 2013 4:05 pm
The bloodiest battle of America's bloodiest war

The bloodiest battle of America's bloodiest war

Civil War re-enactors Michael Miller, left, of Crown Point, and David Crane, right, of Cedar Lake, from the 20th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Co. B, place a Civil War marker at the grave of Col. John Wheeler at Historic Maplewood Cemetery in Crown Point. Col. Wheeler's great-great-grandson Cha…

July 02, 2013 4:06 pm
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A crowd stands during the playing of Taps at a ceremony placing a Civil War marker at the grave of Col. John Wheeler at Historic Maplewood Cemetery in Crown Point. The ceremony is in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.

July 02, 2013 4:05 pm
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The grave of Col. John Wheeler and a new Civil War marker at Historic Maplewood Cemetery in Crown Point.

July 02, 2013 4:06 pm
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Civil War re-enactors of the 20th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Co. B stand at attention during the playing of Taps at a ceremony placing a Civil War marker at the grave of Col. John Wheeler at Historic Maplewood Cemetery in Crown Point. The ceremony is in conjunction with the 150th anniversary…

July 02, 2013 4:05 pm
The bloodiest battle of America's bloodiest war

The bloodiest battle of America's bloodiest war

CROWN POINT | A century and a half ago, Crown Point's Joseph Sprague stood among the mourners as Col. John Wheeler was buried in a city ceremony that attracted more than 1,000 people.

July 02, 2013 2:22 pm Photos

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Memorial Day Mass celebrated on May 27 at C.P. cemetery

CROWN POINT | A Memorial Day Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day at Crown Point Historic Maplewood Cemetery.

May 19, 2013 12:05 am
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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NWI Civil War events, preservation initiative highlight Memorial Day weekend

NWI Civil War events, preservation initiative highlight Memorial Day weekend

A number of Civil War-related Memorial Day weekend activities are being offered with the launch of the South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail.

May 25, 2012 7:30 pm Photos

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St. Matthias to celebrate Mass at Historic Maplewood Cemetery

CROWN POINT | St. Matthias parish will celebrate a Roman Catholic Mass at 10 a.m. Monday at Historic Maplewood Cemetery.

May 23, 2012 12:00 am
New gravestones mark region Civil War veterans' sacrifices

New gravestones mark region Civil War veterans' sacrifices

Cpl. Joseph Sweet's rural Hebron grave sat unmarked -- likely for decades -- with no reminder of the Porter County-based Union Army unit in which he served.

August 21, 2011 2:00 pm Photos

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