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Citizens Are In Great Confusion~November 1864~the 17th & 18th

Citizens Are in Great Confusion ~ a Confederate soldier.

Military activity continues in Tennessee as well as in the Shenandoah Valley and around Petersburg, Virginia, but the heaviest action is in Georgia as Federal troops burn buildings, destroy railroads and, despite General Sherman’s orders, raid private dwellings and scare civilians. 1,623 more words

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Destruction Fairly Commenced~November 1864~14th to 16th

Destruction Fairly Commenced ~ Henry Hitchcock

So it begins, the campaign which will attach infamy in the South and glory in the North to the name of William Tecumseh Sherman. 2,620 more words

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“I keep a kind of shell around me, because I want to be loved. If I exposed the real Anaïs, I might not be loved.” – Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin Volume I

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The People's Resolution to Stand by Free Government~November 1864~8th and 9th

The People’s Resolution to Stand by Free Government ~ Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln wins his reelection bid, becoming the first sitting president since Andrew Jackson in 1832 to secure a second term. 2,167 more words

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“Ordinary life does not interest me.” – Anaïs Nin, The Diaries of Anaïs Nin

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“I’m so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” – Oscar Wilde

Happy 114th Birthday to you, Mr. Oscar Wilde!

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A Conflict Between Free Labor & Slave Labor~October 1864~the 7th to 9th

A Conflict Between Free Labor and Slave Labor ~ Henry C. Wright.

Writing in The Liberator, Henry C. Wright, age 67, a radical abolitionist, pacifist, anarchist and feminist characterizes the war as one between free labor and slave labor and encourages workers to vote for Lincoln. 2,198 more words

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