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General Lee Dodge Charger Replica Jumps in Detroit

Ouch. That was our first reaction after we saw the video up above, in which stunt driver Raymond Kohn goes full-on Bo and Luke Duke in a specially prepared Dodge Charger right in the middle of Downtown Detroit. 87 more words

Automotive

Things that Keep Me Up at Night--And Civil War Trivia

This kept me up last night and is doing so now. I’ve been reading Civil War accounts for the past few weeks—the campaigns, the battles, the men with no names who fought in them and the men with well-known names who made their decisions (it’s always seemed to me and seems so still, that almost all the decisions made during that war were bad but for a striking few) and I arrived at Gettysburg, which led me down a wormhole of differing scenarios, each one leading to a parallel universe as a result of that outcome. 598 more words

Education & Learning

What the Civil War did to Texas

Texas joined the Confederates in March 1861 after seeing Abraham Lincoln elected without a single vote from the Southern States, and thus allied itself with the Deep South and its interests. 527 more words

History

Artist On A Rock

When some of us headed up Stone Mountain for the first time on our recent adventurous weekend, Mattie, seven, suddenly remembered she wanted her drawing materials. 864 more words

September 13, 1862

On this day in the Civil War, a copy of Lee’s Special Orders No. 191 is found at an abandoned Confederate campsite, near Frederick, Maryland. This order gives General McClellan the positions of Lee’s entire army. 25 more words

The Civil War

Gettysburg: Day One

Hello, guys; today we are going to travel to the United states of America to a small town called Gettysburg. This is one of three articles about this three-day battle, which decided the fate of the North American continent in 1863. 815 more words

Battles

Retro TNU: My favorite Dukes of Hazzard toy

This past March I turned 38, and if you’re a guy anywhere near my age then you probably grew up watching “The Dukes of Hazzard” on CBS. 483 more words

TV