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  1. End Confederate Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    WHEREAS : All state offices are closed today for Confederate Memorial Day, a state holiday not to be confused with next month's Memorial Day; WHEREAS : Since Gov. Nathan Deal is out of the office today, and because he did not issue a proclamation this year about Confederate History and Heritage Month, I hereby issue my own proclamation through the wholly imaginary power of proclamatus in guberno abstentia ; WHEREAS : Confederate Memorial Day falls on the 27th this year, but in 1874, the Georgia Assembly officially named the "26th day of April in each year" as Confederate Memorial Day. The day recognizes Confederate States Army Gen.

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  2. Sparks will flyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    The Juniata Valley's commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the War Between the States continues this weekend with the Sixth Annual "Sparks In The Park" Civil War encampment and living history event, scheduled Friday through Sunday at Kish Park in Derry Township. The theme of the event is an historical "what if?" involving a Confederate raid of the Juniata Valley aimed at capturing or destroying the Freedom Forge Iron Works in Mifflin County.

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  3. 5 fabulous freebiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Cape Cod Times

    Join park rangers of Cape Cod Canal and AmeriCorps Cape Cod for a day of community service and fun. Lunch provided to all volunteers.

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  4. Roy Exum: - Old Hickory' Is ToastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Chattanoogan.com

    There is a group of women in New York, all savvy and a bit stealthy, who are plotting to kick Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, to the curb.

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  5. Sons of Confederate Veterans event set for April 25 in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Coastal Point

    In 2007, a 12-foot-tall and 16-foot-wide granite memorial rose from the ground upon its unveiling at the Marvel Museum in Georgetown. The dedication of this monument was the fulfillment of the Delaware Grays Camp #2068, Sons of Confederate Veterans, pledge to honor those Delawareans who served the Confederate States of America during the Civil War.

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  6. Political lessons from the Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Examiner.com

    Heralded as the bloodiest war the United States ever participated in and pitting brother against brother, the Civil War offers many lessons Americans today would be wise to heed. The political climate which permeated the country prior to the War Between the States bears a great many similarities to that of today.

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  7. Bells ring in LancasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The church bell at the First Church of Christ rang across Lancaster at 3:15 p.m. on April 9 to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. The peace was signed between General Ulysses S. Grant, for the Union Army, and General Robert E. Lee, Confederate States of America, at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, in 1861.

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  8. A wara s lasting legacy, 150 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Post and Courier

    By the time word reached the city that the Civil War had ended, the fighting had been over here for nearly two months. For four years, Charleston had suffered through the horrors of the War Between the States - a conflict that started at Fort Sumter.

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  9. Bells ring in LancasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Item Extra

    The church bell at the First Church of Christ rang across Lancaster at 3:15 p.m. on April 9 to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. The peace was signed between General Ulysses S. Grant, for the Union Army, and General Robert E. Lee, Confederate States of America, at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, in 1861.

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  10. Sunday Favorites: Manatee's First TelephoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Bradenton Times

    Isn't it strange how times change? We all grew up twirling our fingers in a coiled telephone cord we talked for hours to our best friends and significant others. A few years later we were ecstatic to receive our first cordless phone, but when it was time to put it back on the charging station, you could never quite find it.

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  11. Oxford Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Civil War EndingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Patch.com

    Oxford First Selectman George R. Temple said he had the pleasure of attending a Civil War ceremony recently at Oxford Congregational Church. Abraham Lincoln reenactor Lewis Dube congratulates Great Oak School student Emma Lobraico for her prizewinning essay "Forgiveness, the Reunification of Our Nation."

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  12. Civil War Op-Ed: Confederate Memorial Day in the SouthRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Huntington News

    "The Confederate Soldiers were our kinfolk and our heroes. We testify to the country our enduring fidelity to their memory.

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  13. Celebration of Emancipation Proclamation and End of Civil War to shed light on local heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Contra Costa Times

    It has been 15 tumultuous decades since the nation was torn asunder by a Civil War that pitted states and families against one another in a blood clash that left behind emotional ruin, harrowing destruction and nearly 620,000 dead -- mostly along the Eastern seaboard and across the American South. So when Oakland native Jacque Hebert recently found out his family played a courageous role in California, battling slavery and ensuring education for blacks, Asians, Latinos and Indian kids, it ignited a deep desire to know more about Peter Williams Cassey, a free, black man from San Jose.

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  14. Best-selling author to speak at Confederate Veterans reunionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Benton Courier

    Best-selling author Walter D. Kennedy will present a program titled 'The Lincoln You Never Knew" on Friday night at the annual reunion of the Arkansas Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans. Kennedy is the past commander of the Louisiana Division Sons of Confederate Veterans and a life member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

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  15. Satan and Black SatinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Times

    Excerpt from the memoirs of Neel S. Yent, born October 7, 1896 near Whiskey George.

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  16. Kinston Discoveries: CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Examiner.com

    During our visit to Kinston, NC, primarily to dine at Chef and the Farmer restaurant, we had the great opportunity to witness the grand opening of the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center, a perfect fit for the recent revitalization of the area. Kinston has long been a gathering spot for commerce in the Inner Coastal Plain of North Carolina , spurred on by prolific farming operations centered on cotton and tobacco at first, then continued with soybeans and lumber.

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  17. Did Your Know: Income Tax Wasn't A 'Thing' Until the Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | NyackNewsAndViews

    Maybe you will like Lincoln a little bit less after learning that he's the guy that introduced income tax to the United States. ay, April 15 is tax day in the United States when day individual tax returns are due.

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  18. Union troops invade Salisbury, at least that's how it lookedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | WBTV

    A scene that may have played out in a very similar fashion exactly 150 years ago was dramatized on the streets of downtown Salisbury on Sunday afternoon. The famous raid by Union General George Stoneman made a stop in Salisbury as the Civil War was at an end.

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  19. Civil War players had ties to Clark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Columbian

    Figures both notable and forgotten served at Fort Vancouver either before, after the War Between the States that ended 150 years ago Union Gen. Edward Canby accepted the surrender of Gen.

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  20. Turning Point: Civil War shaped what our country is todayRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Martinsburg Journal

    Imagine a four-year war claiming the lives of 6.2 million Americans. Now think of the horror of such a conflict right here in our homeland.

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