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Happy 184 to Little Rock!

With the stroke of Territorial Governor John Pope’s pen, Little Rock was officially chartered as a town on November 7, 1831. This followed approval by the Arkansas legislature a few days earlier. 134 more words


The Battle of Wood Lake

September 23, 1862 – Federals effectively suppressed the Sioux uprising of 1862 over mistreatment on reservations and drove much of the tribe out of Minnesota. 813 more words


McClellan Reinstated

September 2, 1862 – President Abraham Lincoln reinstated Major General George B. McClellan as overall Federal commander in Virginia and Washington, merging Major General John Pope’s defeated Army of Virginia with McClellan’s Army of the Potomac. 995 more words


The Battle of Chantilly

September 1, 1862 – A vicious fight in driving rain ended the Second Bull Run Campaign with Major General John Pope’s Federal Army of Virginia still intact but thoroughly defeated by General Robert E. 1,150 more words


The Battle of Second Bull Run: Pope's Retreat

August 31, 1862 – The Second Bull Run Campaign ended with a two-day fight in which the Confederates proved unable to destroy Major General John Pope’s retreating Army of Virginia. 576 more words


Falling Skies Concludes

After five seasons the TNT TV series Falling Skies has come to a conclusion. Executive produced by Steven Spielberg, Falling Skies told the saga of the Mason family and a ragtag group of human fighters resisting an alien occupation of Earth. 641 more words