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Billy Yank wonders and waits

Posted by HanoverHeritage on June 4, 2016 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (8)

As Confederate Gen. Richard Ewell pulls his corps out of his positions, 153 years ago today, the federals sit idle across the Rappahannock at Fredericksburg. Gen. Joe Hooker is still in command of the Union's hard-luck Army of the Potomac.

Read the story of Lee's invasion of the North day by day at http://www.eveningsun.com/story/archives/2...

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Lee moves north

Posted by HanoverHeritage on June 2, 2016 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

On June 3, 1863, Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia began to pull out of his positions facing the Union Army of the Potomac at Fredericksburg, Va., to begin his fateful invasion of the North. Follow the campaign in

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Electric Map to open June 3

Posted by HanoverHeritage on May 12, 2016 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (5)


​Electric Map owner Scott Roland, left, and Hanover Heritage & Conference Center director Marc Charisse work out the coordination of lights and sound May 11, 2013. The map is set to reopen to the public June 3.


Electric Map to reopen June 3

The Electric Map of the Battle of Gettysburg will again tell the story of America’...

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