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Historical Connections: Lincoln-Hay-Roosevelt

Today in History, March 4: 1861 (Lincoln Inauguration) / 1905 (Theodore Roosevelt Inauguration) – A very special connection between two Presidents, 40 years apart. As a young man in Illinois, John Hay got the chance of a lifetime. 513 more words

23 January 1917 – Back in Red

After the relative calm of the last few days, the weather improved over the Western Front and both sides were out in force.

2nd Lieutenant James Vernon Lyle and Acting Bombadier A Harrison from 45 Squadron were shot down in their Sopwith Strutter (A1078) were shot down near Dadizeele by Leutnant Konrad von Bülow-Bothkamp from Jasta 18 for his 5th victory. 137 more words



This is not an easy book to write. In its telling this book suffers from sets of styles (different voices) imposed by the text. There is biography (A. 384 more words

OOTD : Outlook

This was my look when I talked to someone who didn’t believe me when I said I don’t smoke nor drink alcohol. 😥 It might sound funny for others who don’t know me.. 285 more words


The Growing Rift Between Lincoln and McClellan

November 13, 1861 – President Abraham Lincoln called upon new General-in-Chief George B. McClellan, who refused to see him. This symbolized the evolving relationship between Lincoln and McClellan. 759 more words