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Pvt. Thomas Adams, Co. H, 7th Wisconsin

My latest acquisition- this was quite a surprise to find at an online estate auction: a 5×7 (roughly 1/2 plate) tintype in a gilt 8×10 frame, of an identified Union soldier. 100 more words


Less of a war, and more of a Civil Unrest

*Spoiler Warning*

(I have NO clue how though)With Infinity Wars looming over our heads, Marvel decided to give us a film adaption of one of Marvel’s GREATEST story arcs: Civil War. 365 more words

Towards a Sustainable Future

After almost six years of one of the deadliest conflicts of the 21st century, Syria is in shambles.Damages to Syrian cities are now estimated to have reached around US $7.3 billion, with the housing and energy sectors hit hardest.  700 more words


Local Colombians eager to vote on watershed peace deal

Colombian expatriates in Calgary are excited to vote on a deal that could cement an end to five decades of conflict in their homeland, says a diplomat from that country. 500 more words

Local News

James Edward O'Hara: A Black Teacher in Reconstruction North Carolina

How awesome is the digitisation of sources!?

Today I was researching black teachers in Reconstruction North Carolina for an upcoming manuscript and I came across an interesting character by the name of James Edward O’Hara. 501 more words

My Research

Dramatic video shows young girl being rescued from rubble left by airstrike in Aleppo

As the situation on the ground in Aleppo worsens by the day, amid world leaders’ futile efforts to make a cease-fire last more than a few days, children and civilians are dying in relentless airstrikes on the war-torn city. 283 more words

War And Conflict