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In July 1863, the 2,400 residents of Gettysburg had little time to prepare for 170,000 Confederate and Union soldiers who advanced on the town. The soldiers clashed in a three-day battle that would paint its streets and pastoral farmlands crimson in the...
When the Daughters of Charity awakened June 27, 1863, the pastoral grounds of their Emmitsburg, Md,. property had become a Union Army encampment for thousands of Union Army officers and men destined to fight during the Battle of Gettysburg. This would...
The Hartford CourantIn 1972, Hurricane Agnes swept through Quincy Abbot's hometown in Forty Fort, Pa., and left four feet of water in the first floor of his parent's house. He went down to help out and wound up renting a U-Haul to bring a very old desk home with him to...
Enjoy a truly unique musical role-playing experience with General Grant and President Lincoln. Will and Bernadine Boyce have spent years perfecting their impersonations of General and Mrs. Grant (along with other Civil War personalities) and Dr. Duke...
"Slave Shackles Intended for a Child, ca. 1800" The caption for the first image in "The Civil War in 50 Objects" will stop a reader cold, but the photo of those shackles pierces the gut, teaching a lesson words never could. Historian Harold Holzer...
email@example.comMartha Raddatz told one on herself Sunday during her commencement address to Centre College’s Class of 2013. The highly decorated and respected ABC foreign correspondent who has reported from war zones around the world, the White House and the...
For those who run relays in track and field, passing the baton can be scarier than a scene from "A Nightmare on Elm Street." Just ask sprinter Morgan Simon of Los Angeles Loyola High. He remembers suddenly dreaming about dropping the baton. "I looked...
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Ken Venturi, who won the 1964 U.S. Open golf championship in dramatic fashion and became a longtime television commentator, died Friday in Rancho Mirage. He was 82. Venturi, who was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame earlier this month, died at...
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The affection that Barack Obama’s supporters feel for him has always been based more on what he is rather than who he is. The first African-American president. The constitutional scholar. The man who dedicated his early career to organizing society&...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgThe clothes Abraham Lincoln wore to Ford’s Theater, the flag on Iwo Jima, Stonewall Jackson’s uniform, pre-Columbian textiles and hundreds more artifacts like them have been spread across tables in a small shop in Ranson. Textile Preservation...
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