Apr 25, 2011

Industry encroaches on Maryland's Civil War battlefields

(Baltimore Sun) ... As history buffs begin four years of events marking the anniversary of a conflict that continues to resonate in American politics and culture today, the land over which blue- and gray-clad soldiers bled and died is coming into increasing conflict with modern society. In Maryland, both the Monocacy and South Mountain battlefields face development pressures from energy projects. Continued

Photo: War Correspondent's Memorial, South Mountain Battlefield, Gathland State Park, Maryland (Falmanac).