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History of the Black Eyed Pea Tradition
History of the Black Eyed Pea Tradition May We Never Forget Our Roots & Traditions!!! By Ron Perrin, Fort Worth Texas "The Real Story is much more interesting and has gone untold in fear that ...
by dylan
Was the fight for Culps hill less important then Little Round Top as history suggests?
Small groups ofConfederates made it to the Baltimore Pike but unsupported fell back. Later thousands of Union troops would use this road into the Gettysburg fight. On the Federal left, confederates ...
by Mike D.
An Easy History Quiz
DO YOU KNOW TRUE HISTORY? 1. Those who fought for the Confederacy were traitors to the U.S.A. True False 2. The Emancipation proclamation freed the slaves. True False 3. Slavery was a ...
by dylan
Stroll through history
This is a work in progress that I will add to over time. Map of Murfreesboro, Tennessee "PLAT OF MURFREESBORO Taken From a Top'l Sketch of MURFREESBORO AND ITS ENVIRONS, Surveyed under the ...
by Rhea Cole
Very Mortal 1,300 & The Immortal 600... History & Myth
In 1370, The Black Prince of England was enraged by the citizens of the city of Limoge, who had sworn allegiance to the king of France. Acting for the French crown, the Duc de Berry saw the ...
by Rhea Cole
Free online Civil War history course
I saw this on another site. It's a link to a free online American Civil War history course taught at Yale University by Professor David W Blight. I've watched a couple of the videos and it seems ...
by Donny
History behind the design of the Confederate battle flag
Below you'll find a good article on the design of the Confederate Battle Flag. However, the author of this piece failed to mention the most important reason for changing the design of the flag ...
by macreverie
History and the Truth
... ly; that the modern teaching is a propagandistic tool used to push a decidedly negative view of our history. I for one won't disagree with that view point. But that raises some interesting ...
by Ajhall
History vs Hate Valor vs Visciousness Wonder at bravery vs War
... in my Civil War art, books, figurines and war gaming collection. He was taking this as part of his history lesson. For Christmas I bought him an assortment of historically accurate soldiers (1 ...
by HDJSvirginia
Honoring Mom In Civil War History
I'm going to the Union side of my family tree for this post. My way of wishing all Mom's a Happy Mother's Day, 2017. This family of ancestor/relatives come from the maternal side of my family tree in ...
by EastTennessee1948
Black History Month Civil War Trivia
Since February is Black History Month, here are 10 trivia questions having to do with African Americans. 1. My parents were escaped slaves, and the attempts by my father’s owner to have him ...
by fstroupe
If There Were Another Attempt To Secede - what could be learned from History?
What would be needed to successfully leave the Federal Control? In my opinion - to do it right the mistakes need to be learned. What were the mistakes?
by YankeeReb
The scars of history we can't show. Recently I submitted to ...
The scars of history we can't show. Recently I submitted to Find A Grave a bio and pictures about John W Jones. Jones is the former slave that buried nearly 3000 Confederate soldiers at Elmira. I ...
by Grant
History Channel going down
Wow! The History Channel is going downhill fast. I just saw a commercial for a show they have coming - are you ready for this new lowbrow low - starring Larry the cable guy. It's so sad.
by blueshawk1
McClellan's Place in CW History
If I have an axe to grind about the CW, it's that McClellan was a disaster for the North. The more I read about him, the more my opinion of him sinks. To my mind, he has few redeeming qualities, and ...
by Ajhall
Combat wounds that changed history.
Here is an interesting topic for discussion ... I hope, & something I need to think About myself with so many notable examples. What general officers death or combat wound, in you opinion, changed ...
by Mike D.
Maine Living History Association's August 2012 Encampment
As part of my seemingly simple and straightforward project to memorialize Sgt Andrew Tozier, I've found myself being drawn into larger things. Yesterday, I attended a meeting of the board of the MLHA ...
by Ajhall
Dec. 8 This Day in History
There were so many things of interest that happened on this date (yes, I know I didn’t even mention Dec. 7, 1941 “a day which will live in infamy” yesterday) but frankly, I’m juggling too ...
by dylan
Federal Revisionist History
The following example of a rewriting of the American Civil War in order to make the Southerners appear in a more unfavorable light than they deserve is the kind of thing that really ticks me off. ...
by Johnny Reb
The Gettysburg Address and Lincoln: Their Places In History
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a ...
by Ajhall
History of Candy Corn
... hing, I love to buy Candy Corn for us and to give out to the children who come by. Thought a little history on this candy would be interesting to post. Just after the Civil War, Gustav and Albert ...
by N. Cook
I am teaching a course in U.S. History. I would like to do i...
I am teaching a course in U.S. History. I would like to do it via biography. This question wil get a lot of varied answers, but I'd like to know who you think the 10 most influential people in the ...
by Bill Welsh
History channel specials
The History Channel has been advertising some specials coming up for what they're calling their "Civil War week". One program they have coming is called "Gettysburg", another is "Grant & Lee". ...
by blueshawk1
This day in history
Aug 26, 1862: Second Bull Run campaign begins Thanks to the history website. The stage is set for the Second Battle of Bull Run​, Virginia, on this day when Confederate cavalry under General ...
by Rebelchick
This Day in History: Dec. 15
December 15: General Interest 2001: Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens On this day in 2001, Italy's Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens after a team of experts spent 11 years and $27 million to fortify the ...
by dylan
Can someone recommend a good history of the 7th Pennsylvania...
Can someone recommend a good history of the 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry? It was my great-great-grandfather's regiment. Thank you!
by LoyaltyOfDogs
Abraham Lincoln's Place in the War and History
Alright, I've wanted to start a thread along these lines for a long time, but I've hesitated. The last time Lincoln came up, things degenerated into strident, over-the-top madness. But an ACW/WBTS ...
by Ajhall
History Buff's .... Food Fer Thought
Got this Email Today ... And It Made Me Think ... The year is 1911 --- One hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes! Here are some statistics for the Year 1911: ** ** ...
by YankeeReb
History 111
What was confederate soldiers fighting for
by sue
This Day in History: The Battle of Antietam Begins
As seen on This Day in History, sponsored by: http://History.com Beginning early on the morning of this day, Sept. 17th in 1862, Confederate and Union troops in the Civil War clash near Maryland's ...
by dylan
The History Of Memorial Day In The US
Happy Memorial Day to everyone in the US, hopefully we will all take a moment today to remember and give thanks for those who have died fighting. In case you are not from the US or are not aware of ...
by Vale
Rank, history from photo?
Hi! My wife gave me this pic and asked me to find out who he was, what his rank was, and where he was from. Could any of you offer idea's on this man? Thanks so much! ...
by Paul
This Date in History: Oct. 21: this series is canceled.
I have just received news from a moderator on our forum that I cannot post any of these "This Date in History" posts again because of copyright laws and also it was pointed out that Google doesn't ...
by dylan
This Date in History: Nov. 28th
... s Date in History: Nov. 28th American Revolution 1777 : John Adams replaces Silas Deane http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/john-adams-replaces-silas-deane Automotive 1895 : Duryea Motor ...
by dylan
Ammerican history club
... of ours, but Ron.s sure did. Here's an interesting blog post he posted there: ...
by jade
History repeating its self?
Happened to run across this bio of Capt. Raphael Semmes Jr. USN (born in Montgomery Ala 1916) I don't know exactly what his kinship relation, if any, was to Admiral Semmes but I do know that the ...
by macreverie
Today, April 15th in history
On April 15, 1865, Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth during a performance of "Our American Cousin" at the Ford's Theatre in Washington. A sad day for America.
by N. Cook
This Day in History: Dec. 21
December 21: General Interest 1988: Pan Am Flight 103 explodes over Scotland On this day in 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 from London to New York explodes in midair over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all ...
by dylan
I found a pictorial history of the American civil war. Is it worth anything...
I found a pictorial history of the American civil war. Is it worth anything(8
by Guest
MORE BLACK HISTORY MONTH: FREE C OLORED SLAVE OWNERS
“There were b lack masters in every State where slavery existed , many b lack Americans of the antebellum period believed that slavery was a viable economic system. In Louisiana, Maryland, South ...
by dylan

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