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Review: His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet

1869: 17-year-old Roderick ‘Roddy’ Macrae has just brutally murdered three people in the remote Scottish village of Culduie. He stands calmly in the road, covered in their blood, and informs his neighbours of what he has done. 683 more words


Prison Guard Charged With Introducing Contraband

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — The Florida Department of Corrections says a former Florida Panhandle prison guard has been arrested for allegedly introducing contraband into the facility where he worked. 142 more words


Sailors, Slaves, and Henry P. Moore

While doing some research for an upcoming post, I came across several photographs by Henry P. Moore, a New Hampshire artist who traveled to South Carolina in 1862. 714 more words


Corrections officer accused of smuggling drugs and contraband into Coal Twp. state prison

COAL TOWNSHIP, Pa.–A Northumberland County corrections officer has been charged with trying to smuggle drugs and contraband into a state prison, according to Pennsylvania State Police reports. 132 more words


Reduction In Use Of ‘Potty Watches’ To Recover Drugs, Smuggled Items In CA Prisons Has Positive Results

SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — California prison officials are reducing the number of times they use a procedure known as “potty watches” and are getting better results, according to an inspector general’s report released Wednesday. 535 more words


At the Dedication of the Freedmans Village Bridge, Arlington, Virginia

Civil War reenactors/living historians Ed Gantt, Marquett Milton, and Michael Schaffner at the dedication of Freedmans Village Bridge in Arlington, Virginia. Milton is holding the regimental flag of the XXV Army Corps of the United States army.
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The Forgotten: The Contraband of America and the Road to Freedom

This video, from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, talks about the “contrabands” of the Civil War – slaves who escaped their masters or otherwise found asylum from bondage behind Union lines during the Civil War. 176 more words

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