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My Poor Ancestors Defended Ben Affleck’s Rich Slaveholding Ancestors

Todd Epp's Virginia ancestors helped defend slavery in the Civil War. He's not happy about it, but history is messy, just like families.

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Rounds Donates Civil War-era Rifle to Center

PIERRE - A Civil War rifle owned by former Gov. Mike Rounds has been donated to the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center.

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Syria Says It Won’t Use Chemical Weapons

Monday's statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Damascus is in response to reports in Washington that U.S. and allied intelligence have detected Syrian movement of chemical weapons components in recent days.

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US Close to Shift on Syrian Opposition

Officials say the U.S. is preparing to recognize Syria's opposition council as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people in the coming weeks.

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Siouxland Libraries Holds Civil War Discussion Program

This fall, Siouxland Libraries is pleased to host “Making Sense of the American Civil War,” a community reading and discussion program.

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A lighted, plaster-and-steel topographical map of the Gettysburg Battlefield in Pennsylvania has been saved from the scrap heap, and will go on display in a nearby town.

Gettysburg Map is Being Saved

I've written before about the Civil War, which I find fascinating.

It seems a lighted topographical map of the Battle of Gettysburg is going to be saved after all.

The battle is considered one of the turning points of the war, and the map was put on display at the battlefield in the 1960s to help visitors understand troop movements and the various aspects of the battle

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Making Sense of the Civil War

An upcoming series in Sioux Falls should be interesting for anyone who is a Civil War buff.

"Making Sense of the American Civil War" is a series of discussions beginning October 4 at the Main Downtown Library that will feature South Dakota scholars focusing on different facets of the Civil War experience

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