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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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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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A record 19 scouts in Troop 114 of Littleton make Eagle in 2012

Congratulations to Brother Ryan Greenway and his father Brother Ralph Greenway. Brother Ryan, of Scout Troop 114 was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. Huzzah! Huzzah! Huzzah!. http://yourhub.denverpost.com/southmetro/record-19-scouts-troop-114-littleton-make-eagle/s1WHCLMYjoV0Q7VpLNsmfL-story

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Historic oversight corrected: Film ‘Lincoln’ inspires look into slavery vote

Mississippi Ratifies 13th Amendment Banning Slavery Posted: 02/18/2013 2:49 pm EST  |  Updated: 02/19/2013 1:15 am EST Video, 13th Amendment, Politics News, Civil War, Lincoln, Mississippi, Mississippi 13th Amendment, Mississippi Ratifies 13th Amendment, Mississippi Slavery Ban, Slavery, Politics News Mississippi lawmakers have officially ratified the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which banned slavery in 1865. One … Continue reading

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Virginia’s Civil War programs praised

Source: http://news.fredericksburg.com/pastisprologue/2013/01/04/virginias-civil-war-programs-praised/ Re-enactors and spectators fill Sophia Street to participate in and watch ‘Fire on the Rappahannock,’ one of dozens of December events that commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg. (ROBERT A. MARTIN/THE FREE LANCE-STAR) AT HALFWAY … 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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