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The Impudent Observer
Education , Texas Style
The state of Texas has a board which oversees the introduction of textbooks into the state. Many years ago, my textbook, The American Experience, which allegedly was a history of the United States of America encountered this group of people.
Obama's day: Medals of Honor
President Obama honors heroism Monday by presenting two Medals of Honor. One goes to Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins for gallantry during the Vietnam War.
Ben George surrenders, sells off most of the antiques from historic Magee Farm
MOBILE, Alabama - For Saraland veterinarian Ben George - a lifelong history buff with a special interest in, as he calls it, "The War Between the States" - owning Magee Farm, one of only three sites of major surrenders leading to the end of that war, was like a dream come true. Losing it has been devastating to him.
William B. Caudle's New Book Explores the Civil War Era of the U.S.
William B. Caudle, a retired veteran, attorney, and Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 mediator, completed his new book "Sugar Creek": The story of two men who are entangled in a whirlwind of chaos, torture, violence, sadness, and heartaches; but in the end, the two find themselves at the end of the Civil War and cradled in the serenity of Sugar Creek ... (more)
08/30/14 - 08/31/14 Civil War Days in Huntington Beach Central Park
Even though I am the Riverside Civil War History Examiner there is an event in nearby Huntington Beach, California that my readers may be interested in.
Civil War Op-Ed: The Cyclorama, Battle of Atlanta and 'Gone With the Wind'
Please share with parents, teachers, students, historians and all who cherish the Heritage of America's past that includes those days when women kept the home fires burning while the men of Yankee Blue and Confederate Gray met with cold-hard steel on a battlefield of honor.
Monument Re-dedication Planned For Sunday
White Pigeon, MI By: Mike Stiles - A monument marking a piece of St. Joseph County history will be rededicated Sunday afternoon.
Blue and Gray waging battle for Decatur on Labor Day weekend;...
More than 200 Civil War re-enactors will take over Point Mallard Park on Labor Day weekend, transforming the 500-acre park into a weekend encampment complete with mock battles.