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Seven Score and Three Years Later, The Last of the Civil War Widows Passes Away

The last widow of a veteran of the US Civil War died on August 17, 2008 at the age of 93.

Maudie Cecilia Acklin was 19 years old in 1934 when she married William M. 120 more words


Little Known Black History Fact: South Carolina State House And The Confederate Flag


South Carolina’s State House building in Columbia is the seat of the state’s government, and also a site of controversy regarding the racist past of the Confederate flag. 411 more words


Historical Elements in Tuesday's Gone

My current work in progress, entitled Tuesday’s Gone, is a historical piece set during the Prohibition era of the 1920s American South. There are many things to consider when it comes to historical pieces and often the first thing that comes to mind about the American South during this time period is the latent racism which seems to always overshadow anything that might have occurred during this era. 1,541 more words

James Windale

A new man in town

On February 7, 1865, Major General John C. Breckinridge accepted the position of Secretary of War, Confederate States of America—the fifth and final man to hold that job. 458 more words


Christianity's Bloody White Reformed Legacy: My Thoughts on President Obama’s 2015 National Prayer Breakfast Speech

Everyone is reacting whether in a positive fashion or negative regarding Remarks by the President at National Prayer Breakfast. There he said:

“Humanity has been grappling with these questions throughout human history. 

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