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Combat doc settles in Augusta County, finds meaning

Rob Marsh, combat physician, found himself Rob Marsh, combat patient. But before that could happen, instinct would kick in.


Civil War battlefield restoration effort accelerated due to emerald ash borer

The restoration of the Third Winchester battlefield is the largest such project in the history of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation (SVBF.) The organization’s multi-year effort now has the additional purpose of combating the damage being done by an emerald ash borer infestation.


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Kaine battlefield protection bill becomes law

The American Battlefield Protection Program Amendments Act, a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Thad Cochran (R-MS) and U.S. Representatives Rob Wittman (R-VA) and Rush Holt (D-NJ), was signed into law by President Obama today following passage by both houses of Congress as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2015 last week.


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Kaine, Wittman battlefield protection bills head to House, Senate floors for votes

The American Battlefield Protection Program Amendments Act was included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2015 announced by Senate and House negotiators last night.


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Victory at Cedar Creek as VDOT announces shift in bridge location

The Virginia Department of Transportation has announced that it will alter the proposed alignment of the Route 11 replacement bridge at Cedar Creek battlefield.


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Governor McAuliffe announces Civil War battlefield preservation grants

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced 13 grant awards to organizations working to preserve historic Civil War battlefields for the enjoyment of Virginians for years to come.


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VCU researchers to study vitamin C as treatment for hemorrhagic shock

The Department of Defense has awarded a $1 million grant to Virginia Commonwealth University researchers to test the use of vitamin C in preventing hemorrhagic shock-induced death.


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A Republican wave? A big Dem poll skew? What the hell happened?

Conventional wisdom had Republicans big favorites to win a Senate majority, build on its strong House majority and pick up several governorships.


National Park Service: Successful 150th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park marked the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek with unforgettable ranger programs, living history demonstrations, and dramatic reenactments.


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Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park commemorate 150th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek

The sesquicentennial commemoration of the Battle of Cedar Creek kicks off this week with a wide spectrum of programs and activities. Starting Friday, October 17,


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Schedule, tickets available for Battle of Cedar Creek 150th anniversary

The National Park Service and park partners at Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park announce the release of the schedule of events for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek.


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Remembering Third Winchester: The 150th Anniversary

This Saturday, the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation will present the biggest event in its history: a day-long series of Battlefield Programs on the Third Winchester battlefield.


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Special programs commemorate the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, in partnership with a variety of community groups, will offer a series of special National Park Service programs and events this September, which commemorate the 150th anniversary of the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign.


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Guest lecture series on the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park is pleased to announce “Historians Look Back: A Special Guest Lecture Series on the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign.”


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Forest trek goes high-tech

Visitors to the Conway Robinson State Forest can add a high-tech dimension to their outdoor experience. Informational signs on the forest have been updated to include QR codes.


Andy Schmookler: Dispirited Liberal America

Some of my liberal friends say they have lost all hope for American democracy, and a great many others act as if they had.


Analysis: What does U.S. have to gain, lose in Gaza?

The first rule of wars on terror: you can’t win a war on terror. Though as we’re seeing yet again in Gaza, it’s not that the aim of a war on terror is to win the war on terror.


Battlefields Foundation hosts Civil War miniseries producer

The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation (SVBF) is pleased to welcome Michael Frost Beckner, executive producer of the upcoming Civil War miniseries, To Appomattox, to the Shenandoah Valley.


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Keven Walker named CEO of Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation

The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation has announced the appointment of Keven M. Walker as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation.


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Boy Scouts do a good turn on Shenandoah Valley battlefields

Local Boy Scout troops have teamed up with the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation (SVBF) to pursue scout projects on the Third Winchester battlefield.


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Randy Forbes: A constitutional command

In commitment to our Constitution, our nation has placed great priority on a dedication to this well-guarded peace. Similarly, over the past fifty years, Department of Defense innovation and technology has made our military the most technologically advanced in the world.


Battlefields Foundation raising funds to preserve Third Winchester

The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation is embarking on an ambitious project to restore and interpret the Third Winchester battlefield, site of the largest battle ever fought in the Shenandoah Valley – with a goal of completing critical work before the battle’s 150th anniversary next September.