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Private Mosheim Feaster, E Troop, 7th Cavalry - Extraordinary Gallantry

For extraordinary gallantry, advancing to an exposed position and holding it, in action against hostile Sioux Indians, at Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota.

Twenty-one-year-old Mosheim Feaster had been in the Army little more than a year and in the 7th Cavalry less than that when he arrived with his unit at Major S.

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The Piper and the Pooka

The Capricornian 17th May, 1890

Folk-tales for Little Folk by Uncle Will (abridged)

Long ago, out of a hill in Leinster there used to emerge, as far as his middle, a plump, sleek, terrible steed, a Pooka, who spoke in human voice to each person about November day, and he was accustomed to give intelligent and proper answers to such as consulted him concerning all that would befall them, until the November of next year. 1,157 more words

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Not always as it seems (1890)

The Boston Beaneaters (now the Atlanta Braves) finished fifth in 1890, 12 games behind with a 76-57 record.

The year before they had finished second. It was clearly a disappointing year for first year manager Frank Selee. 72 more words

Boston Beaneaters (1883 - 1906)


This painting, “Peasant Women Planting Poles into the Ground,” (1891) was made during those few years that Pissarro used the pointillist technique. Right now, it can be seen as part of an exhibition on Neo-Impressionists at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC.  440 more words


Event at CSU Regional Archives

On Thursday, October 30, the CSU Regional Archives will be hosting free presentations by State Records NSW staff and our Summer Research Scholars. We will commence at… 227 more words


[Today in History] October 3rd


1890 – Capt. Guillaume of Kerckhoven marches into Boma, Congo

1948 – Columbia U reports discovery of uranium in Belgian Congo

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