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2011-07-25 16:48:00

PRINCE WILLIAM & MANASSAS, Va., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the same adverse conditions faced by the green Confederate and Federal recruits who fought the first major battle of the American Civil War on July 21, 1861, more than 25,000 participants from the U.S.

2011-07-14 14:30:00

MANASSAS, Va., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Service will commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Battle of First Manassas with events at the park from Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24, 2011.

2011-03-09 08:00:00

WOODBRIDGE, Va., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Potomac Nationals will commemorate local history with their first-ever History of Baseball Night, July 2nd at Pfitzner Stadium.

2010-09-22 07:06:00

SPRING HILL, Tenn., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 24, U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander will join the national Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) to announce a fundraising campaign to save a key portion of the Spring Hill Battlefield.

2010-05-27 11:38:00

PERRYVILLE, Ky., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Secretary Marcheta Sparrow will be the keynote speaker at a ceremony marking the transfer of 54 acres of the Perryville Battlefield from the Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) to the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

2009-11-30 15:55:00

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tredegar Corporation (NYSE: TG) announced that John D. Gottwald plans to retire as Tredegar's president and chief executive officer. Mr.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.