Monthly Archives: December 2012

Watch Nights mark Emancipation Proclamation 150th

http://www.9news.com/news/article/307408/188/Watch-Nights-mark-Emancipation-Proclamation-150th WASHINGTON (AP) – As New Year’s Day approached 150 years ago, all eyes were on President Abraham Lincoln in expectation of what he warned 100 days earlier would be coming – his final proclamation declaring all slaves in states … Continue reading

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Civil War anniversary: Santa Claus and the Christmas of 1862

By Dr. Elizabeth Hoole McArthur Dalton 150th Civil War Commission By Christmas of 1862 the war had been going on a year and a half.  Dreadful battles, brother against brother, had already been fought — First and Second Manassas/Bull Run, … Continue reading

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150 years later, U.S. civil war causes disputed

A CBS Sunday Morning story from 2011

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Robert Marion Hunter: Civil War Drummer Boy

This post is dedicated to Robert Marion Hunter from Baltimore, MD. Robert was born about 1846 and died on 02 MAR 1899 after living his life in Baltimore.  Robert died late Thursday night at his home, on 624 Gold street, … Continue reading

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