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West Point 1964 Class & Others Seek A Washington Defenses National Park

West Point 1964 Class & Others Seek A Washington Defenses National Park (August 2014 Civil War News) WASHINGTON — The U.S. Military Academy Class of 1964 is urging Congress to take action on H.R. 4003, the Civil War Defenses of … Continue reading

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Real Son and Brother Charles A. Cox

It is with deep regret and heavy heart that we announce the passing of Real Son and Brother Charles A. Cox,  he was Born 29 November 1915 in Pawnee, Oklahoma. His father was Joseph H. Cox, Co. F. 127th Illinois … Continue reading

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Will the Real Abraham Lincoln Please Stand Up?

A former Disney animator makes a provocative discovery by studying photos taken during the Gettysburg Address Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/Will-the-Real-Abraham-Lincoln-Please-Stand-Up-224911272.html#ixzz2g3XiVJSl Follow us: @SmithsonianMag on Twitter In Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1966 film Blow-Up, a fashion photographer enlarges a series of pictures he’s taken … Continue reading

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East Tennessee’s Unruly Unionists

By WILLIAM MOSS WILSON http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/16/rocky-top/?_r=0 When the East Tennessee Convention reconvened on June 17 in Greeneville, a small town near the North Carolina border, the Union-minded delegates assembled on what was technically Confederate soil — though nothing in their defiant … Continue reading

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Union Forces Also Battled American Indian Tribes

By Chris Wilson http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2007/06/24/union-forces-also-battled-american-indian-tribes Even while they were fighting the Confederacy, Union forces had another opponent to contend with: American Indian tribes in the Southwest. These battles with Indians—including the Navajo war—had a direct effect on the War Between the … Continue reading

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New map may explain Lee’s decisions at Gettysburg

MICHAEL RUBINKAM June 28, 2013 Link to map: http://bit.ly/1crQWYd GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — On the second day of fighting at Gettysburg, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee listened to scouting reports, scanned the battlefield and ordered his second-in-command, James Longstreet, to … Continue reading

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May 9, 1864: Union troops take Snake Creek Gap, Georgia

On this day, Union troops secure a crucial pass during the Atlanta campaign. In the spring and summer of 1864, Union General William T. Sherman and Confederate General Joseph Johnston conducted a slow and methodical campaign to seize control of … Continue reading

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