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Civil War?

Now brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death. 

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Is the American Civil War still relevant?

After reading this, I am convinced it is. Written by a brilliant Yale professor, this is definitely a worthwhile read in this month of Civil War anniversaries.

Snodgrass Hill...anecdotal lessons

Yesterday in my post on William Rosecrans I wrote about the Confederate break-through of the Federal line in the Battle of Chickamauga and the subsequent saving of the day on Snodgrass Hill by General George Thomas. 551 more words

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William Rosecrans – plugging an imaginary hole

The Civil War Battle of Chickamauga is very familiar to me. I have spent many days on that battlefield. Besides the history it’s also a great place to ride a bike. 549 more words

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One of the definitions of persistence is “to go on resolutely or stubbornly in spite of opposition, importunity, or warning.” We see persistence everyday. We also see incidences when people gave up. 456 more words

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