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VALPARAISO | New Year's Eve celebrations in our divided nation may have been subdued by Civil War in 1862, but revelry was nonexistent for Valparaiso's Col. Isaac Suman.
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.
VALPARAISO | When she attended a special ceremony honoring region Civil War veterans in May, Valparaiso native Pat Lane had no idea she would learn her great-great-grandfather served as a sergeant in the war.
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.
VALPARAISO | They fought in some of the toughest Civil War conflicts in places called Gettysburg, Stones River, Shiloh and The Wilderness.
VALPARAISO | The stories and struggles of region Civil War veterans will be at the center of a public dedication service and historical tour Saturday at Valparaiso's Maplewood Cemetery.
VALPARAISO | A public dedication service and historical tour Saturday will honor 21 Valparaiso Civil War veterans and launch a preservation and tourism initiative throughout Lake and Porter counties.
Mable Swisher's uncle helped produce one of the region's most recognizable historical landmarks, but his Crown Point grave marker is literally vanishing into history.
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.
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