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In November, Harriet Tubman will be in the spotlight across the country. Below is some information on this Courageous Woman that you many or may not know. 1,423 more words

United States

Woodpile Report: Food, Famine, Civil War

The Woodpile Report today has a lengthier opinion piece than usual. Remus has some opinions on prepper enclaves, food, famine, and civil war. In the past week there has been a surge of violent protests and rioting in both… 967 more words


Exploring Fort Totten, NYC's Civil War-Era Fort

We enjoyed visiting Suomenlinna, a sea fortress in Helsinki, Finland a few weeks ago, but shortly after we returned to NYC, we had the opportunity to visit one of New York’s historic forts, too! 2,561 more words


Wiley Simms house.

Wilson Daily Times, 22 March 1975.

Per Kate Ohno, Wilson County’s Architectural Heritage (1981): “Local tradition maintains that this house was built circa 1840 for James or Benjamin Simms, who were twins. 356 more words

Wilson County

Salem Cemetery II

A little more Fall colors are happening at the Old Salem Cemetery, just outside Jackson, TN.


The Use of "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and "Dixie" as Anthems in United States History

By Domenic Mongillo, VI Form

The Use of “Battle Hymn of the Republic” and “Dixie” as Anthems in United States History

Contributor’s Note: For this assignment, the task was to examine a Civil War or Reconstruction monument as a type of miniature research project. 292 more words


When Congregationalists Were Woke (150 years ago)

Observations about the Boston Council of Congregationalists in 1865:

Even mild and bespectacled Alonzo Quint, who had just returned from service as a Union army chaplain, burst out in protest during a discussion of the civil rights of rebels, declaring them “uncommonly stupid and ignorant” and “unfit to come back and be trusted with a vote.” Quint let fly again at the delegation from Great Britain, who were present at the council.

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