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On this date in Civil War history – President Abraham Lincoln Assassinated – April 14, 1865

Easy Plugin for AdSense by Unreal President Abraham Lincoln knew that the possibility of his assassination was a constant possibility. In his desk drawer was an envelope marked “Assassination,” full of threats written to him during his administration. On the … Continue reading

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This Week in the American Civil War: April 12-18, 1865

Information courtesy of the Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force (www.mncivilwar150.com and “Minnesota Civil War 150” on Facebook)   Major Highlights for the Week Wednesday April 12, 1865 SURRENDER OF MOBILE, ALABAMA The final major city of the Confederacy fell as … Continue reading

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