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Civil War battlefields under siege

By Michael Farr
March 13, 2008
The Washington Times


Cedar Creek battlefield in Virginia faces threats from an expanding limestone mine, the proposed widening of Interstate 81 and a plan to extend power line construction. (Associated Press)


Antietam is on this year's list of the 10 most-endangered Civil War battlefields prepared by the Civil War Preservation Trust, a District-based group that says land development is increasingly threatening the "hallowed ground" of these sites.

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