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CWPT News Release: Duvall, Lawmakers Speak Out Against Proposed Walmart at Virginia's Wilderness Battlefield

James McPherson Speaks Out Against the Wilderness Wal-Mart (

Battle Plans: Orange County supervisors should sit down at the table with preservationists (Fredericksburg Free

Walmart vs. Civil War (The Carolinian Online)

New blog on the Walmart vs. The Wilderness fight

Proposed Wal-mart threatens Vermont Civil War monument (Burlington Free-Press)

Richard Moe, President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation on the Wilderness Wal-mart (Orange County Review)

Urban sprawl, history collide again over Civil War battlefield (Charleston Gazette)

History Buffs Rise Against Walmart (Washington Post)

Outlet eyed near Civil War battlefield: Historians up in arms (Washington Times)

Historians attack Wilderness Wal-Mart (Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star)

Opponents: Supercenter in wrong place (

Orange wants 3-D look at impact of proposed Wal-Mart (

NRDC: Saving history from sprawl: threats to Civil War battlefields

Wal-Mart Sets Sights on Civil War Battlefield

Battle Brewing Over Wal-Mart (

Wal-Mart officials meet in Orange (The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va.)

History Coalition Fights to Stop Wal-Mart Adjacent to Civil War Battlefield

Worse than Yankees — Here we go again: Saving The Wilderness from Wal-Mart
(The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va.)

Groups want to sidetrack Orange project
(The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va.)

Wal Mart's War on America
(The Huffington Post)

Ellwood named favorite Virginia Civil War site (Culpeper Star Exponent)

CWPT Leads Effort to Stop Wal-Mart at The Wilderness (Civil War News)

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