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Civil War group meets goal for preserving Antietam parcel (access required)

SHARPSBURG — The Civil War Trust says it has met a fundraising goal to preserve 1.2 acres of the Antietam battlefield near Sharpsburg. The Washington-based group says it had to raise $250,000 by Tuesday to complete its $300,000 purchase of the parcel in an area called the North Woods. Spokesman Jim Campi said Wednesday the drive ...