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Mary Todd Lincoln: An Unfairly Vilified First Lady? by Taylor
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Born on December 13, 1818, to Robert and Eliza Todd, the child who was destined to become First Lady of the United States, Mary’s early beginnings were that of a pampered child, whose father was a wealthy patrician, descending from a variety ...
Unusual Civil War Mascots : "Old Abe" by EastTennessee1948
The 8th Wisconsin Infantry was known as "The Eagle Regiment". Its mascot was a bald eagle named, "Old Abe". "Old Abe" miraculously survived fighting at Greenville, Island No. 10, Farmington, Corinth, Iuka, Henderson's Hill, Pleasant Hill, ...

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As many users had questions about the editng, we would like to clarify -- we are NOT planning to edit the blog text, only the FORMAT of the text. We will not be adding / changing / removing ...
by Vale - 2 days ago
Happy to help you figure it out. Send a reply and I can get in touch.
by sfbadger - 6 hours ago
Hi Gary, I hope you will join us too! You have a lot to share and I enjoy reading your posts and learning more about what it was like back then!
by Vale - 1 day ago
we have a sword that is exactly like yours we don't know if it is worth something or is it an antique
by Portia - 2 days ago
He was dubbed as America's greatest banker for helping in modernizing American business
by Marra M - 3 days ago
Nope, it was Gold Badge of the Society of California Pioneers B)
by Marra M - 3 days ago
Welcome. M.J.M Mason was an Acting Adjunct General for Forrest. Several of his reports and orders written in that capacity are in the OR. Have no idea what his initials stood for, which I ...
by EastTennessee1948 - 3 days ago

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