Confederate States Army

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First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Mary Todd Lincoln House Hosting Special 'Civil War' Tours

More than 150 years later, people continue to be fascinated by the Civil War period of American History.The city of Lexington has numerous reminders of the bloody conflict that pitted not only region against region, but brother against brother.The Mary ... [Published WUKY - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Blue set to go up against gray in Jackson Civil War Muster

Doug McComas still remembers the day he was first inspired to don the blue uniform of the Union Army.The 53-year-old Jackson resident, who is a psychotherapist by day, was attending the Jackson Civil War Muster at Cascades Park in 2002.“I have a son who’s ... [Published Detroit News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Drama of Battle of Gainesville Relived 150 Years Later

| Historians differ on the significance of the Battle of , according to Keith W. Kohl, historian and author of the book "Florida's Civil War Years.""To many historians, this was just a sideshow in the big picture of the whole war," he said of the battle ... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Letter to the editor: Confederate flag dispute

Dear editor,I have read, with some amusement, that the Sons of Confederate Veterans is suing the city of Ringgold because they are not flying the “Confederate battle flag” over your local monument.My amusement, tinged with some disgust, is due to the ... [Published Cat Walk Chatt - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

St. Thomas to send another Lincoln letter

Throughout the history of mankind there have been traumatic events that have shaken the world's very fabric with a ripple effect even trickling down to the local level. One of those incidents, the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, will be marking ... [Published London Free Press - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Victoria Jackson, Stacy Campfield Fare Worse In Tennessee Elections Than Confederate Army At Vicksburg

Sad, sad, sad news out of the great state of Tennessee, where two Wonkette favorites went down to defeat on Thursday in their campaigns for public office. Get out your hankies, people, for today we weep for comedy and for America. First, one-time ... [Published Wonkette - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Confederate Soldier Marker Dedicated

By Mike BarnhardtEnterprise RecordADVANCE - Jim Jones looked toward the sky Saturday afternoon. His late Uncle Naylor Vogler was on his mind. It was in the early 1950s that “Uncle Nay” had come to Jones, saying they needed to find the grave of his grandfather, ... [Published Davie County Enterprise Record - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

On This Date in 1864: A Desperate Letter from Atlanta

In this installment of our series “Voices of 1864,” we have excerpts from a letter written 150 years ago by a 28-year-old Atlanta woman caught in Atlanta during the Union shelling of the city.Julia Davidson penned this letter to her husband in the Confederate ... [Published WABE - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

A Silly Excuse for a President

Tacitus X wrote: Silly excuse for a column. It doesn't take any more "guts" for a politician to send others to fight than it does for him to show "compassion" by giving someone else's money away .-- Rand Paul and the Gutless GenerationDear Comrade X,It ... [Published Town Hall - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Where are the children of the Somme survivors?

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on the legacy of a terrible battle, the demise of the black cat and the horn that summoned the cops. AS the First World War commemorations reach their climax, a reader raises a fascinating question. Who is the youngest ... [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Surprise man’s photo offers slice of Americana

Surprise resident Michael Menck is ready to see how much his unique family heirloom is worth.Menck is auctioning an original tintype photograph of Frank and Jesse James taken just prior to Frank’s enlistment in the Confederate Army.The photograph will ... [Published Daily News-Sun - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sons of Confederate Veterans Accuse University Of "Narrow Minded Prejudice"

WASHINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sons of Confederate Veterans, a heritage organization which represents approximately 30,000 male descendants of the Confederate States Army, has accused officials of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 29 2014]

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"We are extremely grateful to Andrea Shearn for returning this diary to Tennessee," Secretary of State Tre Hargett said in a statement. "I know that scholars and McGavock descendants will enjoy the opportunity to read it and fill in the blanks in this soldier's history."
...Instead of driving us he led us. When he wanted us to perform a task he would call us by name and say, "Will you please do thus and so?” I wasn't afraid of him in the least. No one in the world had a better daddy than I "
@Ladeef, I'm a strong advocate of bus service, and in an ideal world there would… This seems like important information from the autopsy article: "...all the bullets were fired into…"
"To many historians, this was just a sideshow in the big picture of the whole war," he said of the battle 150 years ago Saturday. "But ... it emphasized the more significant role the state of Florida was playing at [the time."

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Randal McGavock's missing Civil War diary back ... [Published Tennessean - 13 hours ago]
Mary Todd Lincoln House Hosting Special 'Civil ... [Published WUKY - Aug 20 2014]
Blue set to go up against gray in Jackson Civil... [Published Detroit News - Aug 20 2014]
Grave Marker Dedication [Published Greenville Times Examiner - Aug 19 2014]
VSU prof behind effort to end state-sponsored C... [Published Creative Loafing - Aug 18 2014]
Drama of Battle of Gainesville Relived 150 Year... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Aug 18 2014]
PORTAGE PATHWAYS: Centenarians left lasting mem... [Published Record Publishing Online - Aug 17 2014]
The drama of Battle of Gainesville relived [Published Gainesville Sun - Aug 17 2014]
Letter to the editor: Confederate flag dispute [Published Cat Walk Chatt - Aug 15 2014]
Wisconsin monument unveiling set for Sunday [Published Cartersville Daily Tribune News - Aug 15 2014]
St. Thomas to send another Lincoln letter [Published London Free Press - Aug 15 2014]
Re-enactments, plenty of good grub at church sh... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 13 2014]
Gaston: Indian removal from area: Summer 1838 [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Aug 10 2014]
Victoria Jackson, Stacy Campfield Fare Worse In... [Published Wonkette - Aug 08 2014]
Pioneers Of Madison County: The Campbells [Published Greene Publishing Inc - Aug 08 2014]
Confederate Soldier Marker Dedicated [Published Davie County Enterprise Record - Aug 07 2014]
A living tribute [Published Yakima Herald Republic - Aug 07 2014]
This week in history: Gen. Robert E. Lee offers... [Published Deseret Morning News - Aug 07 2014]
Historic Heroes On Display At The Justin Morril... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Aug 06 2014]
Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park has interesti... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 06 2014]
Heath King: Hiroshima Anniversary - Rethinking ... [Published NewsMax.com - Aug 05 2014]
On This Date in 1864: A Desperate Letter from A... [Published WABE - Aug 04 2014]
A living tribute to Civil War soldiers [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 03 2014]
A Silly Excuse for a President [Published Town Hall - Aug 03 2014]
A tale of two swords, with a Kane connection [Published Bradford Era - Aug 02 2014]
Take a walk with history in downtown Newburyport [Published Wicked Local Amesbury - Aug 01 2014]
Where are the children of the Somme survivors? [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Aug 01 2014]
Soldier Honored: Texas Confederate buried in Ne... [Published Civil War Courier - Aug 01 2014]
A Pass Through the Mountains [Published Middlesboro Daily News - Jul 31 2014]
UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 31, 2014 [Published UPI - Jul 31 2014]
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Victoria Jackson, Stacy Campfield Fare Worse In... [Published Wonkette - Aug 08 2014]
Sad, sad, sad news out of the great state of Tennessee, where two Wonkette favorites went down to defeat on Thursday in their campaigns for public office. Get out your hankies, people, for today we weep for comedy and for America. First, one-time ...
Sons of Confederate Veterans Accuse University ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 29 2014]
WASHINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sons of Confederate Veterans, a heritage organization which represents approximately 30,000 male descendants of the Confederate States Army, has accused officials of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, ...
Gettysburg Day 2 – A Failure of Culture in Lead... [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Jul 02 2014]
Today is the 151st anniversary of Day 2 of the Battle of Gettysburg. Last year I focused on Union General Dan Sickles and how is disobeying of his commanding officer’s order, destroyed his brigade and ended his military career. Today, I want to focus ...
Gettysburg Day 1 – Stepping Back to See the Who... [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Jul 01 2014]
Last year I did a three-day series on the Battle of Gettysburg and looked at some lessons that are applicable to a modern day compliance practitioner. As not only did I learn quite a bit about the battle, it seemed to strike a cord with many readers ...
UNC-Chapel Hill Students Rally against School's... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 29 2014]
On April 23rd, a group of multiracial students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill rallied against what they describe as the school's "white supremacist history."  They are urging fellow students to sign a petition demanding the school ...
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