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More Ridiculousness

Sometimes I come across stories and articles I find so absurd that I wonder if they’re true. Unfortunately, this one is. Read for yourself and tell me what you think. 483 more words

September 27, 1864

On this day in the Civil War, Confederate guerrilla’s led by “Bloody” Bill Anderson loot and burn Centralia, Missouri. During the day they capture a train and kill over 20 unarmed Union soldiers. 17 more words

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September 26, 1864

On this day in the Civil War, Union Cavalry under General Philip Sheridan skirmish with Confederate General Jubal Early’s army near Port Republic, Virginia.

Jubal Early

(Photo Credit: Library of Congress)

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Fates And Traitors: A Novel Of John Wilkes Booth By Jennifer Chiaverini-A Review

Fates and Traitors recreates the story of one of America’s most famous men-John Wilkes Booth-through a skillful portrayal of four women surrounding him. As we follow Mary Ann Booth (his mother), Asia Booth (his sister), Lucy Hale (the woman he courted), and Mary Surratt (his supporter and Confederate sympathizer), we come to know Booth himself as he grows to manhood, becomes an actor, and eventually assassinates President Lincoln. 111 more words

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Civil War Confederate Relics: Cast I Infantry Button RECOVERED!

Yesterday, I headed to the permission where we got rained out last weekend.  It was cool in the morning, but then the heat turned up as day the passed.  162 more words

Civil War Relics

September 25, 1864

On this day in the Civil War, General Sterling Price’s Confederates skirmish with Federal troops at Farmington and Huntsville, Missouri.

General Sterling Price

(Photo Credit: Library of Congress)

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September 24, 1862

On this day in the Civil War, President Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus for those guilty of discouraging volunteer enlistments and resisting militia drafts.

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