Apr 11, 2011

On the war path: Hiking Civil War sites

(Baltimore Sun) One hundred fifty years ago this week, the first shots were fired in the Civil War, the bloody conflict that pitted North against South for four long years and forged our identity as a nation. Though the guns have long since been silenced, they echo down through the years, in countless ways large and small, in our politics, our pastimes, even in some of our popular sayings. Continued