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- On this date in Civil War history: April 27, 1865 - Tragedy on the Mississippi - Sultana explodes, thousands die
- The Lincoln Assassination: New research unravels old myths
- Lieutenant General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (1824-1863) C.S.A.
- On this day: April 26, 1865 - JOHN WILKES BOOTH KILLED!
- On this date in Civil War history – Lee Surrenders at Appomattox Court House – April 9, 1865
- Frederick A. Aiken Biography
- Another take on President Abraham Lincoln's Assassination
- Historical Inaccuracies in 'The Conspirator'
- On this date in Civil War history: Battle of Falling Waters - July 14, 1863
- On this date in Civil War history - April 24, 1865 - Hancock issues proclamation
Category Archives: Miscellaneous
West End pawn broker to give items to relative Read the original story here. By Chad Smith Pocono Record Writer May 23, 2012 The story’s got a happy ending. About three weeks ago, the Pocono Record wrote about Paul Mastronardi, a … Continue reading
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Here’s what Cinco de Mayo has become in the U.S.: a celebration of all things Mexican, from mariachi music to sombreros, marked by schools, politicians and companies selling everything from beans to beer. And here’s what … Continue reading
Some 30 men who either played or managed major league baseball served in the Civil War. In addition, three of the first five National League presidents wore the Union blue in the “War Between the States.” By Tim Dyhouse, VFW … Continue reading
By Chad Smith Pocono Record Writer April 27, 2012 When a woman brought some Civil War memorabilia into P&J Coin and Gold Exchange in Brodheadsville two years ago, pawnbroker Paul Mastronardi bought the items with intentions to sell them for a … Continue reading
ATLANTA (AP) — A trailer carrying a 40-foot replica of a Confederate submarine to Tennessee for a re-enactment of the Battle of Shiloh blew two tires on an interstate in Atlanta and later headed back to South Carolina after repairs. The … Continue reading
Co-chairs Secretary of State Mark Ritchie and Rep. Dean Urdahl, and Civil War Commemoration Task Force members Brian Rice, D. Stephen Elliott and Jeffrey Williams presented the winning design from the task force’s logo contest and introduced the artist who … Continue reading
by Anne-Marie Cottone, NewJerseyNewsroom.com Hightstown officials are decorating the borough’s Civil War monument with Christmas lights this year, and that decision has sparked conflict in the Mercer County town. Seven of the nine members of Hightstown’s Historic Preservation Commission resigned … Continue reading
By Molly Skyles Truman State University Index Truman State should remove the Bulldog as its official mascot. Once, when I was 8 years old, a bulldog bit my finger and drooled on my new sneakers. It was a traumatizing life event and … Continue reading
I’m sure someone has considered the impact of natural disasters on the Civil War, but apparently nobody has put forward a book length study of the subject. Perhaps that’s because there just isn’t anything to write about! And that is … Continue reading
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