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Laird Hunt is a brilliant American literary stylist in his newest Little Brown publication of Neverhome, a powerful historical novel about a married woman who decided to disguise herself as a man and sign up to fight in the Civil War.
New Memorial Opens
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.
The 80-million-dollar American Veterans Disabled For Life Memorial was …
A 150-Year Wait
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 Civil War buffs.
The White House announced Tuesday that President Barack O…
Iraq Options Being Studied
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.S. airstrikes. He called the situation in Iraq an emergency and said nothing h…
Sgt. Carney Remembered
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...
Picture Perfect
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 54t…

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