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Lincoln's Promise!

One day, President Abraham Lincoln was riding in a coach with a colonel from Kentucky. The colonel took a bottle of whiskey out of his pocket. 232 more words

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Throwback Thursday

Look at that handsome guy! He was a beautiful baby who has grown into a very cute young man. We have had many memorable Easters with Lincoln and I will cherish them forever. 56 more words

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America's First "Brown Water" Navy

This past weekend we offered a special Civil War-themed behind the scenes tour at CHS. I spent a day selecting a wide variety of objects, manuscripts and graphics items to include in the tour, including several that I had not used in the past. 713 more words

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George Norman Adams

The son of George North Adams (an iron manufacturer at Mars Steelworks) and Fanny Cadman Adams (nee Harris), George was a stock-keeper and Iron Mill Manager before the outbreak of the First World War. 104 more words

Men Who Served

The things I love about Lincoln.

Everyone says that the place where you go to University, becomes your first home. This is certainly true for my love of Lincoln. After having lived here for 4 years now, I can safely say that it is my first home and my first love. 946 more words

Fun Things

A few features

A weather feature and a portrait of a professor who was awarded a Fulbright to study in India. I also stayed up late on Monday night to get some photos of the lunar eclipse. 9 more words

Daily Nebraskan Assignments

Year of Meteors

This is Douglas Egerton delivering a lecture on “Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the Election that Brought on the Civil War.”  This lecture is from March 24, 2011 and was delivered at the Virginia Historical Society. 12 more words

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