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  1. Thanks to Brown, important regional family histories remain aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Murfreesboro Post

    John Smithson was a Revolutionary War soldier. After the war, "Big John" settled on the biggest mountain in Middle Tennessee, to wit, Short Mountain.

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  2. Exhibit put Christmas on viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Newberry Observer

    Getting with the spirit of Christmas, the Newberry Museum held its annual Christmas exhibit this past weekend in the Taylor Building. "We always open the old museum for a Christmas exhibit, but this year the Board decided to have the Christmas Open House at the New museum," said Peggie West, president of the board of trustees for the museum.

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  3. Editorial: Sherman's March 2.0Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | SavannahNow

    In this 1864 photo provided by the Library of Congress, Gen. William T. Sherman, leans on breach of gun, and staff at Federal Fort No.

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  4. War Between the States still fascinates local historianRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | CSI Media

    Lance Herdegen, pictured at the Antietam battlefield in Maryland, is a nationally known Civil War historian. Herdegen, who lives in the town of Spring Prairie, has written several books about the war and currently is researching a new book.

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  5. McGraw: Wars have a history of dividing familiesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Log Cabin Democrat

    The largest and perhaps most popular display at the Museum of Veterans and Military History, before being downed by the tornado, was about the War Between The States, as I was taught in school to call it, or the Civil War. A Sergeant Driscoll, July 1, 1862, at Malvern Hill, Virginia, noticed a daring, reckless Confederate officer leading a unit preventing the Union troops from advancing.

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  6. Ferguson Worked as Intended: For the Maintenance of the Doctrine of White Supremacy in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | OpEdNews

    The doctrine of white supremacy was invented in 17 th century North America to justify the use and practice of slavery in the British colonies . Just before the First US Civil War, the doctrine was well-summarized by Alexander Stephens, a Southern Unionist who later became Vice-President of the Confederate States of America under the arch-secessionist Jefferson Davis: "Many governments have been founded upon the principle of the subordination and serfdom of certain classes of the same race.

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  7. Why are so many Americans uninformed about their nation's history?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Examiner.com

    Short on volunteers for the Union cause, Congress instituted a military draft, but when the draft wheels arrived in New York City on July 11th, 1863, the poor revolted and riots ensued. That question has been raised by everyone from educators to politicians.

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  8. 'Lincoln and the Power of the Press': War of wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    The gangly young man devoured them, "sitting up, lying down or walking in the streets," historian Harold Holzer writes. Subscribers "patiently grew accustomed to receiving their papers late, badly wrinkled and carelessly folded."

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  9. Texas Republican Party: Restore Right to Bear ArmsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | AmmoLand

    Some people may not know that the Texas revolution for independence against dictatorial rule, like the American revolution, started with an attempt to disarm the citizens. It is not surprising that when Texas became a state, they had written the right to to keep and bear arms into their constitution.

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  10. William Tecumseh Sherman: He's BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | FITSNews

    There's a great story up on the website of author J. Mark Powell exploring the controversy raging over a new historical marker erected in Atlanta, Georgia. The controversial new marker pays homage to U.S. army general William Tecumseh Sherman and specifically his "March to the Sea" - six brutal weeks in late 1864 during which more than 60,000 U.S. troops laid waste to broad swaths of Georgia.

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  11. Defunct Civil War museum selling treasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    "This one is one of my favorites," he said of the Civil War scene. The detailed miniature battle scene features more than 100 small figures and the blackened remains of a half dozen buildings.

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  12. A talk at The Camelot Civic Association on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Patch.com

    A talk at The Camelot Civic Association on Tuesday, November 18. William Connery will speak on his History Press book 'Mosby's Raids in Civil War Northern Virginia' Activities begin at 7:30 pm. Camelot Elementary School Cafeteria 8100 Guinevere Drive Annandale VA 22003.

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  13. GoLocalProv | News | Herb Weiss: The Greatest Generation's Last HurrahRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Go Local

    The G.I. Generation, born between 1901 to 1924 and coined the "The Greatest Generation" by nationally acclaimed journalist Tom Brokaw, grew up in the Great Depression and went on to fight World War II, considered to be the largest and deadliest global military conflict in the world's history. The worldwide war directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries.

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  14. The Cult Of The Confederacy And Its Racism Refuses To DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Daily Kos

    The Confederate States of America lost the civil war and came to an inglorious end almost 150 years ago. Yet, this image continues to be a focus of controversy in American political discourse.

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  15. Remembrance Day Ceremony honors veterans, cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    A War Veterans Remembrance Day Ceremony 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 honors more than 300 veterans of wars from the American Revolution through Vietnam buried at Dayton's Old Greencastle Cemetery on South Broadway St. at Miami Chapel Road. The ceremony, hosted by Major William T. Sherman Camp of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War , is the first commemoration honoring Dayton veterans buried at the cemetery in more than 50 years.

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  16. Manassas National Battlefield ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Examiner.com

    The Battlefield at Manassas , Va. has the distinction of being the site of two battles during the Civil War.

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  17. Civil War Profiles: Winnie Davis: A Civil War - Romeo and Juliet' storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Coastal Point

    The birth of President Jefferson Davis's and his wife Varina's youngest child, Varina Anne "Winnie" Davis, occurred on June 27, 1864. The "War Between the States," as it was known in the South, was moving inevitably toward its conclusion.

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  18. A century ago, voters were still deciding about the Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    When North Carolina voters went to the polls in the general election of 1914, the Civil War was on the ballot. Among the 10 constitutional amendments voters faced a century ago this week was the question of how to describe that unpleasantness variously described as "the War Between the States," "the Civil War," "the War of the Rebellion" and by some, "the War of Northern Aggression."

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  19. Photographic Memories: Hugh Howard on 'Houses of Civil War America'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Howard is the author of the newly released Houses of Civil War America with original photography by Roger Straus III. He has written more than a dozen books on architecture, including Houses of the Founding Fathers and Mr. and Mrs. Madison's War .

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  20. Cracks in Stratford Civil War Monument worrisomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    The base of the Soldiers and Sailor's Monument in the monument park on Academy Hill in Stratford, Conn., is cracking under the weight of the towering statue. Photo: Autumn Driscoll The base of the Soldiers and Sailor's Monument in the monument park on Academy Hill in Stratford, Conn., is cracking under the weight of the towering statue.

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