Virginia's Webb seeks more battlefield funding

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RICHMOND, Va. - With a milestone approaching, U.S. Sen. Jim Webb is seeking more federal dollars for Civil War battlefield preservation.

The Virginia Democrat has asked the chairman of four Senate committees to match the $9 million funding proposal of their counterparts in the House...

... The American Battlefield Preservation Program has helped set aside more than 15,300 acres on Civil War battlefields in 14 states.
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