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Women During the Civil War

Women before the Civil War began their lifestyle was being a housemaid and bearing children. When the Declaration of Independence signed the rights belonged to only white men with property.  766 more words

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The Sad News of the Death of our President

Another memory. I am at the Moorland-Spingard Research Center in the Founders Library at Howard University, in Washington, DC. In the papers of a New England abolitionist, I find a file of Civil War letters written by an African-American woman named Mary Ann Starkey. 532 more words

Love In The Archives

Renal etc

Today I had a mammoth trip to Lincoln County Hospital meeting with two consultants as well as having my Hickman Line checked and prescriptions issued. 494 more words


Leadership, Love, and the Last Full Measure of Devotion

Abraham Lincoln’s expressive face impressed  an author who remembered  Lincoln’s gray-brown eyes as perhaps the saddest he had ever seen. “Yet, when a good story was told,” the author recalled, “whether by himself or another, his homely face lighted up till he was positively handsome.” In a largely pre-photographic world, however, the American people would come to know their president’s human quality  by his moral courage and empathy. 376 more words


University part 4: Going Back

So here we arrive at the post I’ve been dreading the most for this month. At the conclusion of both my degrees, I wrote articles for Hardman’s Thoughts (my primary blog at the time). 819 more words


High School Football Schedule

It’s week-6…of the high school football regular season.  And games on the local and area schedule find:

*Manitowoc Lincoln Ships at Ashwaubenon Jaguars.

*Two Rivers Raiders at Chilton Tigers. 109 more words

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The tombstone of Lincoln's 'jet necklace' lady

The tombstones of numerous residents of Roman Lincoln have been discovered through the years, providing a fascinating, if fragmentary, insight into the city’s occupants – or at least those who could afford such grand funerary monuments. 483 more words