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Memorial Day... What About the Civil War... Does it Count...

One day a year America honors its fallen. As a nation, we join together in unity to pay homage to the brave men and women who so selflessly laid down their lives in our defense. 455 more words

Veterans

Pvt. Frank Worthington, alias Wellington.

Frank Worthington, alias Wellington, is the sole African-American veteran buried under a Civil War Memorial headstone in Wilson’s Maplewood cemetery. (For a fact, he is one of a very few African Americans buried in Maplewood, period.) 80 more words

Wilson County

Matthews Hill Loop Trail (Manassas National Battlefield Park, VA)

– Civil War Series –

The Civil War’s First Battle of Manassas comprised two major engagements: a Union victory at Matthews Hill in the morning, and a Union defeat at Henry Hill in the afternoon. 746 more words

Loop Hike

Happy Birthday, Julia Ward Howe!

Julia Ward Howe, poet and activist, was born on May 27, 1819, and lived a long life ever dedicated to social reform.

She’s best known as the author of the… 484 more words

Written By Amy Cools

Georgia Civil War Museum Shuts Down Rather Than Surrender Its Confederate Flags

Rather than comply with a request to remove Confederate flags from public property, a Civil War museum in Georgia is shutting down.

In a Facebook… 993 more words

Daily News

"You Wouldn't Want to be a Nurse During the American Civil War"

I was at the library with my grandson in the young childrens’ section……across the aisle from Paw Patrol DVD’s and Disney musicals when my daughter took a slim, illustrated cartoon like paper book off the shelf. 329 more words

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