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Memorial for Disabled Veterans Dedicated

Thousands are in Washington, DC for the dedication of a new memorial for disabled veterans.

President Obama spoke at Sunday's ceremony, acknowledging that too often America has not lived up to its obligation to care for vets

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Photo by Bill O;Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Medal Of Honor Approved For Civil War Hero

A century and a half after his valiant death in the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation’s highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Ci

Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images
Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images

Obama: U.S. Studying All Options In Iraq

President Obama says U.S. officials are looking at all options on Iraq, which may be headed for a bloody civil war. In comments at the White House, Obama said some short-term military options may be necessary, including U

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Carl Cruz Speaks At Carney Acadamy / Jim Phillips / TSM
Carl Cruz Speaks At Carney Acadamy / Jim Phillips / TSM

Students Salute Sgt. William H. Carney

History came home Thursday during a program at the William H. Carney Memorial Acadamy in New Bedford.

Congressman William Keating and the Spirit of Liberty Foundation sponsored a program where students were told about the famed 54th Infantry Regiment, Sgt

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Mural of the 54th Regiment Proposed for New Bedford

The bond between the historic 54th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry and New Bedford can not be separated. On Jan. 30, people from the local Artist-In-Residence program invite the community to their Meet The Artist event that will launch its premier project, a mural paying tribute to the 54th Regiment.

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UK to raise Syria chemical weapons claim at UN

Britain's foreign secretary says the country will ask the United Nations Security Council to discuss claims of a chemical weapons attack near the Syrian capital, Damascus.

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TriStar

‘Glory’: Civil War Fight by Black Troops Recalled

Re-enactors on a wind-swept South Carolina beach have marked the 150th anniversary of a famous Civil War battle that showed the world that black soldiers could fight and later was chronicled in the movie "Glory."

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The National Guard, flickr
The National Guard, flickr

New Bedford Marks Anniversary of Local Civil War Contribution

If you've seen the Civil War-era movie "Glory", you know the story of the 54th Volunteer Regiment from Massachusetts.

46 New Bedford African-American men enlisted in the regiment, and Thursday marked the 150th anniversary of the day they fought against Confederate soldiers at Fort Wagner, South Carolina

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Photo courtesy of Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography
Photo courtesy of Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography

Hunt for Ghosts at Fort Taber (AUDIO)

Have you ever watched those ghost-hunting reality TV shows and thought, "Hey, I'd like to try that?" Or maybe you're looking for a unique Father's Day gift, one that sure beats any necktie or "Kiss the Grill Chef" apron?

Well, then have we got the Legend Trip for you.

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TSM

54th Regiment Volunteers Educate New Bedford Students

A handful of Civil War reenactors were seen in downtown New Bedford Thursday, teaching students and others about life for a mid-19th century soldier, and New Bedford's contributions to the Civil War

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