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Cover Reveal For My New Book!

I’m thrilled to introduce the new cover to my novel, A Beckoning Hellfire. This book was previously published with another company and had a different cover (thank you, Dan Nance). 146 more words

Facts in Five

Gettysburg Address edition

  • Lincoln did not write the speech on the back of an envelope during the train ride to Gettysburg- he worked on the speech in the weeks leading up to the ceremony, making minor alterations after arriving in Gettysburg…
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History

Remembering Gettysburg

Today was the 154th anniversary of two great speeches given at the dedication of the Gettysburg Soldiers National Cemetery.

Many of us can quote parts or even the whole of one of the speeches. 710 more words

Culture

Drawn to the Battlefield

So I’m driving right now, heading up the road from the National Capital Region, and I see on my left the long lines of marching hills. 634 more words

History

Then and Now – Gettysburg and Beyond

Looking back,I first posted these words here in 2015 after an incident in Baltimore triggered violence and looting. I reposted them two years later, a month after this president took office and thinking about what it means to be American and what is worth fighting for. 309 more words

Do The Work

Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from this earth

On this day in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the now-famous Gettysburg Address to gathered Union troops at the height of the Civil War.  Lincoln believed, despite the “great battle field of war” that divided the republic, that the “nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal…can long endure”.  348 more words

Government Crash Course

15 new U.S. citizens welcomed at Gettysburg National Military Park during Dedication Day Ceremony

Gettysburg, Pa.— 15-people, who were born in different countries are now official U.S. citizens. The candidates were naturalized on Sunday in Gettysburg, Adams County.

What was even more special about the event, was that on this day 146-years ago, President Abraham Lincoln delivered The Gettysburg Address. 165 more words

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