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Stop the Wilderness Walmart


Va. battle over Walmart continues (Associated Press) »

Fighting Back ( »

Walmart foes get reinforcements ( »

Civil War Preservation Trust Supports Legal Challenge Against Wilderness Wal-Mart Proposal »

Walmart's Rueful Victory at the Battle of the Wilderness (Washington Post) »

Sacrificing history for the sake of convenience (

Civil War Buffs Clash Over Proposed Wal-Mart (NPR)

Foes urge Wal-Mart to Reconsider (

Editorial Cartoon: Bucks Before Battlefields (

Orange County Officials Approve the Wilderness Walmart Plan (

Orange County Planning Commission Votes Against the Planned Wilderness Wal-Mart (

Omitted ad forces Orange to postpone Wal-Mart hearing (

Public Hearing on Wilderness Walmart Cancelled (PDF)

Teachers weigh in on Wal-Mart in Orange (

Walmart decision may come tomorrow (

Walmart move 'common sense' (

Orange, arise (

Which Wal-Mart lesson applies to Orange? (

Senator Jim Webb (D.VA) speaks out against proposed Wilderness Wal-Mart site (

Governor Kaine and Speaker Howell Urge Orange County to Move Walmart Superstore Away from Battlefield

Hearing Set for July 27 in Wilderness Battle (

Round 1 to Wal-Mart (

Civil maneuvers at Ferry Farm (

Our heritage versus a big box (

History lost is gone forever (

Realizing a win-win solution (

Letter from the Department of Historic Resources on the Wilderness Walmart Issue(PDF)

- Related: Map from the Department of Historic Resources of Battlefields and Proposed Walmart Site (PDF) 

State backs Park Service (

State criticizes Wal-Mart report (

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 Lance-Star)

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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