1. The Preservation of Civil War Battlefields, Cemeteries, and Monuments

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    Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org Historian/ authors John Schildt, Steven Stotelmyer, Kathleen Ernst, and Antietam Historian Tom Clemens explain the need for preservation of national battlefields, federal cemeteries, homes monuments and more that serve as remembrances of the lives lost in the Civil War.

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    • Antietam National Cemetery Movement

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      Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org Former Antietam National Battlefield Superintendent John Howard talks about the creation of the National Cemetery at Antietam and the disinterment of bodies to reclaim farmland and honor the fallen heroes with proper burials.

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      • The Emotional Importance of Civil War Battlefields

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        Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org Former Antietam National Battlefield Superintendent John Howard talks about the emotional connect and importance of Civil War Battlefields in representing how America was a nation torn apart, but still found a way to put itself back together and heal.

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        • The Funding and Creation of Civil War Monuments

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          Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org Former Antietam National Battlefield Superintendent John Howard discusses that a majority of monuments erected in remembrance of unit actions or to memorialize lives lost in different battles in the Civil War were often funded by the local units and counties and not state or national governments.

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          • The Importance of Civil War Battlefield Preservation

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            Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org Former Antietam National Battlefield Superintendent John Howard discusses the importance in preserving the national battlefields from the Civil War.

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            • The Civil War Burial Grounds of Maryland

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              Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org Author and Historian Steven Stotelmyer discusses the disinterment and re-interment of Union and Confederate troops in cemeteries after the Civil War.

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              • Sanford Robinson Gifford

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                • The Significance of Three Maryland Counties as the Heart of the Civil War

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                  Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org Former Antietam Superintendent John Howard describes how Maryland's Carroll, Washington, and Frederick Counties were the heart and crossroads of the American Civil War with families literally being torn apart and brother fighting against brother.

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                  • Victoire Vincindiere's Family was One of the Largest Slaveholders in Maryland

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                    Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org Monocacy National Battlefield Park Ranger Tracy Evans describes L'Hermitage farm owner Victoire de la Vincendiere as the second largest slaveholder in Frederick County and among the largest in Maryland. It is believed that she had an abundance of slaves and may have leased them out or had them doing something other than agricultural work.

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                    • A Union Soldier Observes the Start of the Battle of Monocacy

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                      Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org William Shelton Groff, a corporal in Company B of the 1st Regiment in the Potomac Home Brigade, describes the start of the Battle of Monocacy.

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