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Raising money for good causes 2017

I’m busy sorting out the paperwork and my shehooman has asked me to say,  ‘Thank you to everyone who bid to have their pet or child named in Chatty Cat book 5 and raise money for Grenfell Towers, London. 196 more words


Brooks vs. Burlingame: Second and Third Tries

Anson Burlingame and Preston Brooks came to the edge of a duel, then backed down. Burlingame offered an apology, Brooks accepted, and both men went about their lives. 475 more words

Road To War

Brooks vs. Burlingame

Anson Burlingame castigated Preston Brooks for caning Charles Sumner. Brooks resented that as he resented Henry Wilson’s remarks on the caning and challenged Burlingame to a duel. 496 more words

Road To War

"And smote him as Cain smote his brother" Anson Burlingame Speaks Out, Part 3

Anson Burlingame took to the floor of the House of Representatives on June 21, 1856 to express his outrage at Preston Brooks’ attack upon Charles Sumner. 470 more words

Road To War

Federals Pursue "Stonewall" Jackson in the Valley

June 2, 1862 – The Federal pursuit of Major General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s Valley army continued, with the Confederates narrowly escaping two Federal armies converging on them from opposite directions. 1,010 more words


1862: "Long And Rapid Marches"

May 26, 1862

Within four weeks this army has made long and rapid marches, fought six combats and two battles, signally defeated the enemy in each one, captured several stands of colors, and pieces of artillery, with numerous prisoners, and vast medical ordnance, and army stores; and, finally, driving the boastful host which was ravaging our beautiful country, into utter rout. 767 more words

American Civil War