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Lincoln's Little Blue Pill

“Here, where the lonely hooting owl
Sends forth his midnight moans,
Fierce wolves shall o’er my carcase growl,
Or buzzards pick my bones.

No fellow-man shall learn my fate, 810 more words

Blood On The Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln-Edward Steers, Jr.

On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth changed the course of United History.  The murder of Abraham Lincoln marked the first time a sitting U.S. President had been slain by an assassin.  604 more words


July 27, 1861

On this day in the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln turns over command of the Federal Army of the Potomac to General George McClellan.

General McClellan replaces General Irvin McDowell, who lost the First Battle of Bull Run. 9 more words

The Civil War

Humbling History

Most people who know me are aware that I love American history. Abe Lincoln, Ben Franklin and George Washington are three of my favorite historic figures. 232 more words


On the hunt with ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’

Rating 2/5

Taking another spin on history is plausible I suppose, if it is done right. It’s like updating Shakespeare to contemporary times. If it’s done right, it can be a wonderful production. 422 more words

Film Review

Bull Run Aftermath: Federal Command Changes

July 26, 1861 – Major General George B. McClellan arrived in Washington to take command of all Federal troops around the capital. This was the most significant of several command changes made by the Lincoln administration this month. 1,532 more words


Preview: Trudeau, "Lincoln's Greatest Journey

Making my way through this pile (which yesterday grew by two) we have what’s called an “unedited galley proof.” It’s one of those stages of publications I sometimes get, along with “uncorrected proofs,” “bound galleys” and “advanced reading copies (ARCs).” I’m not really sure what the differences are between all these, but they’re similarly difficult to preview because they usually don’t include indexes and sometimes have no maps or illustrations. 169 more words