I don’t think we can put a mark on the calendar and say “This is when the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War Ends.” But at the same time, the surrenders of key armies in Virginia and North Carolina is generally recognized as the point of closure. 506 more words
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The Inauguration of a United States President and Vice-President is one of the most spectacular and peculiar events on the official calendar. It took a Constitutional Amendment to actually set the date and time for the actual ending of the term of office. 984 more words
In the afternoon of March 3, 1865, Major-General William T. Sherman wrote to Major-General Oliver O. Howard, commanding the Right Wing, expressing both intent and concerns with the march. 1,188 more words
It’s the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, though one would hardly know it from the meager attention given in the media. One interesting Civil War fact: 620,000 soldiers died in the conflict – more than the total of all troops who were killed in all US-involved wars from the Revolution through the Korean War.
Yippee, I can report that we have completed another campaign game of Longstreet. It’s been a long time since the last game and we had a couple of aborted attempts due to my work and other things but it’s finally in the bag. 2,359 more words