Katie Couric’s Notebook: The Civil War and Walmart

It’s been nearly 145 years since the end of the Civil War, and Walmart just surrendered.

The nation’s largest retailer recently announced it’s giving up plans to build a Supercenter near the site of an important Civil War battlefield.

The Battle of the Wilderness was fought over three brutal days in May 1864 – in the tangled woods of Orange County, Virginia. By the end, 30,000 Union and Confederate troops were dead, wounded or missing.

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