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Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 47

Yesterday marked the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.  Ford’s Theater in Washington, DC is hosting scores of special events and tributes this month, including a special exhibit called… 319 more words


December 10, 1864: Letter From Lamon to Lincoln

Virginia born Ward Hill Lamon, Lincoln’s lawyer friend from Bloomington, Illinois, spent a frustrating Civil War attempting to protect the President, who appointed him the US Marshal for the District of Columbia.  345 more words

The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - December 8-14, 1864

Here is a look at events in the Civil War 150 years ago this week. A US general and a US marshal are very, very unhappy campers. 2,100 more words

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