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H.R. 5023: Civil War Defenses of Washington National Historical Park Act

To designate the Civil War Defenses of Washington National Historical Park comprised of certain National Park System lands, and by affiliation and cooperative agreements other historically significant resources, located in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland, that were part of the Civil War defenses of Washington and related to the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864, to study ways in which the Civil War history of both the North and South can be assembled, arrayed, and conveyed for the benefit of the public, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Eleanor Norton

Sponsor. Delegate for the District of Columbia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2018
Length: 15 pages

Feb 14, 2018


Introduced on Feb 14, 2018

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Feb 14, 2018

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H.R. 5023 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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