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History channel challenges regular civilians with Military style training

30 men and women with no military background endure the most intense mental and physical challenge of their lives. The new series The Selection premieres Thursday, December 8th at 10/9c. 13 more words

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Gun Violence De-Escalation Centers Unveiled Across City

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A new initiative to lower crime in St. Louis begins Monday, through Gun Violence De-Escalation Centers being introduced by Better Family Life. 207 more words

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In Memory of Stonewall's Mother

On this date in 1831, seven-year-old Thomas Jonathan Jackson lost his mother.

Julia (Jackson) Woodson was thirty-three years old and had suffered for yours from a pulmonary ailment that turned out to be tuberculosis. 343 more words

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U.S. admits to Syria civilian deaths

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A Confederate soldier wounded at the Battle of Franklin falls in love with a local resident while being cared for in a field hospital

Capt William F. Gibson, a Confederate soldier from Arkansas, was wounded in the face and stomach at the Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864, fighting around the Carter Cotton Gin with Cleburne’s Division. 218 more words

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Courtney house, c. 1840, downtown Franklin

The Courtney home, on the corner of 5th Ave and Evans St today, was a Battle of Franklin witness structure in downtown Franklin. The Courtney’s were mostly Union leaning in sentiment but a son and cousin both fought for the Confederacy.

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Young teenager - Fannie Courtney - writes about the Battle of Franklin

Fannie Courtney-A View from the Other Side (1865)

The following was written by nineteen-year old Fannie in March 1865, four months after the Battle of Franklin, at the request of E. 1,438 more words

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