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"Neither let us be slandered from our duty by false accusations against us, nor frightened from it by menaces of destruction to the Government nor of dungeons to ourselves. Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it." - Abraham Lincoln at Cooper Union

Today in History, February 27: 1860 – “One of the most happiest and most convincing political arguments ever made in this City … No man ever made such an impression on his first appeal to a New-York audience.” — Horace Greeley in his paper regarding “The Cooper Union Speech” by Abraham Lincoln. 239 more words

Keep Pushing Us. See what happens, grandma.

In my youth I put up a lot of pro-White flyers and stickers publicly. When they would get removed quickly I became curious, so I put more up, then hid and watched to see what happened. 380 more words

News And Political Commentary

“To the House of the Sun”: Review

As all writers out there can attest, there is nothing like finding a sympathetic reader. My long poem To the House of the Sun has certainly found one in… 606 more words


Researching Civil War Ancestors in the Northwest Florida Panhandle, Pt 1

When I’m out talking about my book, The 1st Florida Cavalry Union Volunteers in the Civil War, I am often asked how someone should go about doing research on an ancestor that may have served in the Civil War. 1,421 more words

Northwest Florida

A Slippery Slope? Armed Conflict Diffusion within States

The vast majority of civil wars occur in a small number of countries. What causes conflicts to geographically cluster in this way?

Studies of intrastate armed conflicts show that the majority of civil wars cluster in a small number of states. 1,221 more words

Biscuit Recipe Used by Confederate Soldiers

Confederate soldiers were often low on supplies and food rations. They had to make do with what ingredients found nearby.

Confederates published a fun book of recipes in 1863 called… 493 more words

Sandra Merville Hart