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A House Divided: April, 2014

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 04/18/2014

Passover and Confederate Jews

An estimated 3,000 Jews fought for the Confederacy and celebrated Passover in camp or on the battlefield.

By Gene Fynes  |  10:40 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:54 PM ET, 04/16/2014

Georgia city commemorates Confederate industrial complex

During the Civil War, Macon, Ga., was one of the South’s most active military industrial complexes.

By Linda Wheeler  |  06:54 PM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 04/14/2014

The true author of D.C.’s Emancipation Act is uncovered

He influenced generals and politicians alike, but his role in freeing the slaves in D.C. remained unheralded for more than a century.

By Linda Wheeler  |  01:24 PM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Emancipation

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Richmond hospitals commemorated with highway marker

Richmond’s Chimborazo Civil War hospital as well as others in the Confederate capital that cared for injured soldiers will be recognized.

By Linda Wheeler  |  04:43 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 04/08/2014

Grant conference planned for St. Louis

Julia Dent spent her childhood in St. Louis, and she and Ulysses S. Grant lived there after their marriage.

By Linda Wheeler  |  01:13 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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