| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Gregory Keith Moyer of Mineral, VA, passed away on Friday, June 8, 2012, after a long and courageous battle with esophageal cancer.
Greg is survived by his wife, Christine (Collins) Moyer and their son Mark, a son, Michael, and a daughter Melissa. Born...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Milton D. Lawyer, 94, of West Water Street, Smithsburg, Md., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at Homewood at Williamsport (Md.) Nursing Home.
Born June 19, 1918, in Detour, Md., he was the son of the late Milton Oliver and Mary Elma (Fike) Lawyer of...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Harold LeRoy "Boomer" Poland, 59, of Morgantown, W. Va., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at Golden Living Center of Morgantown. Harold was born in Morgantown on July 15, 1953, the son of the late Leonard Leroy Poland and the late Martha Jane (Lee)...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Phoebus 59, Warwick 7
Woodside 42, Menchville 3
Lafayette 49, Brunswick 12
Park View (South Hill) 35 Jamestown 28 OT
Granby 45, Great Bridge 9
Western Branch 27, Norcom 13
Hampton Roads Academy 34, Chincoteague 7
| Sep 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
No American ever envisioned the U.S. Capitol building as a hospital.
Wounded Union soldiers from the Battle of Second Manassas occupied the Rotunda and halls of the Senate and House. Seats formerly used by senators from the South — men...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Editor’s note: Tim Rowland is a Herald-Mail columnist and the author of “Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War.”
A wounded Dutchman lay writhing in a makeshift Washington, D.C., hospital following the Battle of Bull Run, a...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Editor's note: It has been 150 years since the Civil War moved into Washington County and North and South met Sept. 17, 1862, on a battlefield along Antietam Creek.
The following story is part of a package of stories that look back at the Battle of...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 3:34 PM
While Clara Barton treated the Union wounded on the battlefields of the Civil War, Sally Tomkins ran a hospital for the Confederacy in Richmond, Va.
Marilyn Iglesias of Gloucester, Va., portrayed Tomkins on Friday during a re-enactment marking the...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Patrick Falci, who played Gen. A.P. Hill in the movie “Gettysburg,” gave a living-history presentation of his role Saturday at the site of the 150th anniversary re-enactment of the Battle of Antietam.
“Hill is many times known as Gen....
| Sep 8, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Milton Lawyer was known for his Smithsburg body shop and community involvement, but he had many talents unrelated to his business.
He loved music and wanted to study at the Peabody Conservatory, but as the youngest of four sons, there was no money left...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Maryland Campaign of the American Civil War, including the battles of Antietam and South Mountain, were outlined Tuesday morning at a news conference held at Antietam National Battlefield.
| Jun 21, 2012
| 9:28 PM
Joyce M. Klink, 65, of Confluence, passed on June 21, 2012 at home. Born Feb. 4, 1947 in Somerset, she is the daughter of the late Walter and Pearl (May) Tressler. She is also preceded in death by her son Michael Klink; brothers Robert, Walter, Leonard,...