Battlefields

Wal-Mart Proposed Near Civil War Site Angers Historians

A proposed Wal-Mart retail center near a Civil War battlefield in Virginia has preservationists up in arms.

August 25, 2009 - NPR

Officials Protest as Wal-Mart Encroaches on Civil War Site

Plans to build a Wal-Mart and parking lot near a historic Civil War battlefield has spurred a bi-partisan protest from Virginia's top officials.

July 17, 2009 - The Washington Post

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