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Four Score and Seven Years Ago

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. 818 more words

Travel Tips

North Carolina woman still receives Civil War pension

More than 150 years after the end of the War Between the States, the US government continues to pay out pension money connected to the Civil War. 483 more words


Trip Log – Day 272 – Front Royal VA to Rixeyville VA

August 3, 2016 – Partly Cloudy, 80 degrees

Miles Today: 32

Miles to Date: 13,846

States to Date: 38

I come from an area of our country rich in history. 334 more words

Bicycle Trip Log

The Struggle For Little Round Top: Tipping The Scales Of Fate

There is a scene in the 1987 film Wall Street when the Charlie Sheen character (Bud Fox) is about to meet the formidable Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas).   1,015 more words


Gettysburg and Ghosts

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

I am back up at Gettysburg with another class. After a night of eating, teaching, and drinking some fine craft beer, I am back in my room at the 1863 Inn of Gettysburg. 195 more words

Loose Thoughts And Musings

July 6, 1978

President Jimmy Carter tours Gettysburg Battlefield with First Lady Rosalyn Carter and historian Shelby Foote. The Carters are led on the tour by a National Park Service Technician, and their first stop is the Eternal Light Peace Memorial, a memorial which was dedicated by President Franklin Roosevelt on the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. 37 more words

The Tragedy of Friends fighting Friends: Winfield Hancock and Lewis Armistead atCemetery Ridge

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

I have been rating but continuing to work on my Civil War and Gettysburg texts this weekend, and because of that I am retiring to an older post about the relationships of close friends in war. 3,128 more words