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Civil War 'Silent Sentinels' Still On Guard In North, South

By CHRIS CAROLA

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — After the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers went up across the country, from New England squares to Southern courthouses. 795 more words

News

Emancipation & Reconstruction focus of Civil War 150 Seminar today at Old State House Museum

As part of its celebration of the passage of the 13th Amendment in Arkansas, the Old State House Museum and the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission will hold a mini-seminar this afternoon from 1pm to 5pm.   526 more words

History

The Canadians At It Again: Civil War

It was a perfectly peaceful morning. The air was crisp, the trees filled with buds splitting their outer shells to expose wee tiny leaves. A pair of Canadian geese swam in the still waters below. 232 more words

Life Commentary

"Ted Cruz’s Frightening Gun Fanaticism": When A Presidential Contender Encourages Armed Insurrection

As incredible as it sounds, there’s an argument going on right now between two Republican senators (and, potentially, two Republican candidates for the presidency) over whether the American citizenry should be ready to fight a war against the federal government. 677 more words

Republicans

The Battery in Charleston

Good morning y’all! I have so much to share with you regarding my recent trip to South Carolina. I really fell in love with the city of Charleston up there and their wonderful southern hospitality. 191 more words

Southern State Of Mind

April 18, 1865: A Leader Lies in State

We continue this month’s series of diary entries from Isabella Wunderly Campbell, who became Wyoming’s first lady in 1872. Isabella was a 19-year-old  living in Washington, D.C., during the eventful April of 1865. 203 more words

This Day In Wyoming History...

150 years ago in Middletown, Connecticut … Week of April 19, 1865

From The Constitution, Wednesday, April 19, 1865 (volume 28, number 1425)

ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

“He stood upon an eminence and glory covered him.”

The American nation to-day is bowed down with a great sorrow. 2,577 more words

150 Years Ago