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The actor, who won acclaim for his role as Joshua Chamberlain in "Gettysburg," found a personal connection to the event in PBS' 'Finding Your Roots.'
By Melissa A. Winn
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Fort Pickett’s namesake is Maj. Gen. George E. Pickett, best remembered for a failed Confederate assault at Gettysburg that became known as Pickett’s Charge.
By Robert Burns, The Associated Press
“Too often the threats to our priceless historical treasures go unnoticed,” said Trust President James Lighthizer. “This report is a rallying cry to the nation, a powerful reminder that our most hallowed ground may still be in imminent danger.”
By Dylan Gresik
The U.S. Navy was the best-prepared and best-equipped of all the country’s armed forces. For many years, it had been focusing much of its energy on preparing for a surface naval confrontation with Germany.
By David Longenbach, Pennsylvania State University