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150 Years Ago Today

Sept 1, 1864 this the first day is fine and Clear the Notes of the violin are floating out on the breese this fine stil Evening also the shrill Clear blast of the bugle there Was Artilery fireing last Night at or Near Atlanta the 165th A. 69 more words

Stay Rooted

During the 150 year anniversary of the Civil War in 2013, Hollywood released a series of slavery-themed movies and TV programs. A lot of people talked about how these movies are overdone and that we should move on to themes that focus on current issues. 389 more words

Our World

Reading History (Introduction to Western Civilization 1.3)

Although reading history and reading works of fiction like novels are similar in that both involve reading stories, there is one very important difference: reading history involves reading stories that true. 1,470 more words

History

Book Review: Neverhome

Neverhome
By Laird Hunt

My Edition:
ARC e-book, 256 pages (hardcover)
2014, Little, Brown and Company
ISBN: 9780316370134
Expected Publication Date: September 9, 2014

I received this book for free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 541 more words

Book

Now Contemplates Surrender to a Rebel Conspiracy~August 1864~30th & 31st

Now Contemplates Surrender to a Rebel Conspiracy ~ New York Times.

As the month ends the Democrats nominate General McClellan for president and the New York Times blasts them as unpatriotic. 1,571 more words

Daily History

Peace and Quiet

“We need you to interview a couple who have applied to teach in our province,” said the government voice at the end of the line. 269 more words

Life's Little Surprises