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FIRST MAJOR BATTLE OF THE CIVIL WAR

July 21, 2013 FIRST MAJOR BATTLE OF THE CIVIL WAR FOUGHT AT MANASSAS 152 YEARS AGO TODAY Manassas Junction, Virginia (JFK+50) The Union army under General Irwin McDowell* attacked the Confederate army under General P.G.T. Beauregard** 152...
by JFK+50 on Jul 21, 2013

VIDEO: Basketball All-Mets on being selected to team

Brandon Parker and Preston Williams spoke with members of the boys’ and girls’ basketball first team All-Mets. Thanks for checking us out. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and articles. To stay in the loop, bookmark our homepage.The p...
by @JTN_Network on Apr 5, 2013

The legacy of May 2

Stonewall Jackson got me into this whole thing in the first place. I wouldn’t be writing about the Civil War—wouldn’t be studying it, reading about it, interpreting it, giving tours about it, nothing—if it wasn’t for him. My daughter, now 1...
by Scholars & Rogues on May 3, 2012

July 4th and the Death of Independence

The clock on the fireplace mantel along the far wall still ticks away the seconds. On May 10, 1863, that same clock, in that same place, ticked away the last few hours of Stonewall Jackson’s life. When he died, at 3:15 p.m., many said that the last...
by Scholars & Rogues on Jul 4, 2011

The ghost of Stonewall Jackson, a boy, patriotism, iPad and Kindle combine for family fun!

STRWS Exclusive Feature A patriotic children’s story fit for the entire family,  that is technology driven…?? …and was created especially for iPad and Kindle?? wow, this is new, rare and and truly remarkable.  I mean just imagine,… fun, tec...
by What Do I think? on Jun 29, 2011

The ghost of Stonewall Jackson, a boy, patriotism, iPad and Kindle combine for family fun!

STRWS Exclusive Feature A patriotic children’s story fit for the entire family,  that is technology driven…?? …and was created especially for iPad and Kindle?? wow, this is new, rare and and truly remarkable.  I mean just imagine,… fun, tec...
by What Do I think? on Jun 29, 2011

It began, at this moment, 150 years ago – Ft. Sumter fired upon

Although, technically, Stonewall Jackson was already winning skirmishes. I may or may not post periodically on this terrible and awesome war. By the way, it wasn’t a Civil War. It was either the War for States’ Rights or the Second Americ...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Apr 12, 2011

Thoughts after the First Volume of Foote’s Civil War

1) Did you know there was a small and brief theater of battle in New Mexico?  Neither did I.  It’s eerie, and reads almost like something out of Cormac McCarthy’s imagination—the Confederate retreat, through miles of dry desert, might well ha...
by phaidimoi logoi on Sep 2, 2010

LINCOLN SAYS UNCOOL ufc

A few weeks ago, I received a letter in the mail from a group named “UFC,” inviting me to partake in a “Grand Competition of Fearlessness, Honor, and Blood.” Since I had never heard of this “UFC,” and because I am...
by Lincoln Says Uncool on Sep 13, 2009

LINCOLN SAYS UNCOOL mahmoud ahmadinejad

Earlier this summer I was permitted by the Ayatollah the opportunity to face Mahmoud in a game of one-on-one basketball. Mahmoud had gone undefeated in such games in the past, but this is misleading. The man is terrible at basketball. The cause of hi...
by Lincoln Says Uncool on Jul 21, 2009


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