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Football player from Congo finds peace in Wyoming

Football player from Congo finds peace in Wyoming

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Laramie’s silence brings Jonathan Kongbo peace.

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Marcos Mota tries on a hooped dress

Marcos Mota tries on a hooped dress

Marcos Mota laughs as tries on an undergarment from the Civil War era.

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Glenda Brauneyes helps Elle Wilgus

Glenda Brauneyes helps Elle Wilgus

Billings Studio Theatre’s Glenda Brauneis helps Elle Wilgus try on a dress from the Civil War era.

April 24, 2014 3:10 pmLoading…
Tiea Tobey talks as Claira Barton

Tiea Tobey talks as Claira Barton

Tiea Tobey talks about Clara Barton and medicine in the Civil War on Thursday at the Billings Public Library.

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Hooped dresses

Hooped dresses

Jamie Leifert and Sarah Qualls try on hoop dresses from the Civil War era at the Billings Public Library on Thursday.

April 24, 2014 3:11 pmLoading…
Hooped dress

Hooped dress

Ben LaBeau, right, shows Jayden Kay what he looks like in a hooped dress from the Civil War era during an event held for Lewis and Clark Middle School students at the Billings Public Library on Thursday.

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Gun from the Civil War

Gun from the Civil War

Caleb Robson aims a rifle from the Civil War era as Jim Vaughn talks about the weapon at the Billings Public Library on Thursday.

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Sarah Qualls tries on a hooped dress

Sarah Qualls tries on a hooped dress

Sarah Qualls tries on a hoop skirt and a hat from the Civil War era at the Billings Public Library on Thursday.

April 24, 2014 3:11 pmLoading…
Students of the Civil War

Students of the Civil War

Students of the Civil War at Billings Public Library

April 24, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Ken Robison

Ken Robison

Author Ken Robison talks about Montana and the Civil War at Billings Public Library on Saturday afternoon.

April 19, 2014 3:08 pmLoading…
Weekly Webb: The other tea party

Weekly Webb: The other tea party

Janee Weber was shocked when two women she knows asked her to teach their daughters how to bake cookies.

March 14, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Montana Territory and the Civil War

Montana Territory and the Civil War

"Montana Territory and the Civil War: A Frontier Forged on the Battlefield" by Ken Robison.

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MSUB series marking Civil War's 150th anniversary starts Tuesday

MSUB series marking Civil War's 150th anniversary starts Tuesday

The Montana State University Billings Library kicks off its fall community lecture series on Tuesday with "Civil War 150."

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Casper men help re-enact Battle of Gettysburg

Casper men help re-enact Battle of Gettysburg

CASPER, Wyo. — Steven Dacus and Con Trumbull dismounted their horses and aimed their muskets to the southeast.

July 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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At Gettysburg, choices mattered

WASHINGTON — In the 1780s, the son of a farmer in south-central Pennsylvania purchased from his father 116 acres where two roads intersected. He laid out 210 lots for a town he named for himself. He was James Gettys.

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Gettysburg battlefield attempts to turn back the clock

Gettysburg battlefield attempts to turn back the clock

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — For more than a decade, Gettysburg National Military Park has undergone a facelift.

June 01, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Monument to the 54th Massachusetts Regiment

Monument to the 54th Massachusetts Regiment

Children examine the Boston monument to the black Civil War soldiers of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment and their white commander, Col. Robert Gould Shaw.

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Civil War poem to be theatrically produced in 4 Wyoming cities

Civil War poem to be theatrically produced in 4 Wyoming cities

CODY, Wyo. — Spontaneous Theater Productions is presenting "John Brown's Body" in four Wyoming cities this month.

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Kiskadden's store in Virginia City

Kiskadden's store in Virginia City

Grocer William Kiskadden's store in Virginia City is popularly described as the "Vigilante Barn," a place where the Vigilantes may have signed their oath.

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Gettysburg on horseback takes riders back in time

Gettysburg on horseback takes riders back in time

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — The rolling farmland that is Gettysburg can be toured in a number of ways, but on horseback you can transport yourself to the vantage and vulnerability of a Civil War officer on horseback directing his troops in the three-day battle.

July 22, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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