Virginia and North Carolina Civil War battlefields receive thousands in federal funding

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Virginia and North Carolina Civil War battlefields receive thousands in federal funding
Posted 12:10 pm, March 4, 2019
by Nick Boykin, Updated at 02:17PM, March 4, 2019

Virginia and North Carolina have been awarded thousands in National Park Service (NPS) money to protect and enhance two Civil War battlefield in each state.

According to a release from the National Park Service, Virginia is being granted $748,298 for battlefields at Fisher’s Hill and Opequon. The money will be used to acquire portions of land at both sites.

As for North Carolina, $166,360 in grants are being appropriated by the National Parks Service to protect 51 acres of the Civil War battlefields at Averasboroug and Bentonville.


Full article with pics can be found here - https://wtkr.com/2019/03/04/va-n-c-civil-war-battlefields-recieve-thousands-in-federal-funding/

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