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  1. An Open Letter to Rowan County Clerk, Kim DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    Every job has a job description that enumerates the tasks the job holder is obligated to perform. Your County Clerk job is no exception.


  2. Land Trust buys historic site of Civil War battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | WBTV

    "It is with the greatest pride that The Land Trust for Central North Carolina announces the preservation of one of North Carolina's most significant historic sites," began the press release announcing that the Land Trust has purchased the Fort York historic site. This project is one that has been in the making for 20 years since the first months of the founding of this organization, according to the release.


  3. Much to learn from Civil War eraRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | This Week Community News

    The 1800s will be represented in several unique ways at the Powell Liberty Historical Society's Good Ol' Days event, set Sept. 13 at 233 S. Liberty St. Meriwether Lewis, portrayed by Tim Kreps, will share American Indian and trade artifacts and descriptions of how he and William Clark led the Corps of Discovery to the west.


  4. Civil War reenactment at Point Mallard Park Sept. 5-6Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Hartselle Enquirer

    Labor Day is quickly approaching and the north Alabama region boasts plenty of things to see and do over the long holiday weekend.


  5. Civil War history to come alive in NiagaraRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Niagara County Clerk Wayne F. Jagow has always made veterans a priority - and that includes veterans of the Civil War. Wednesday will be no different, as he and county historians will take possession of a huge treasure trove of first-hand correspondence from the War Between the States.


  6. The Civil War was about one thing: 'Slavery, slavery,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | PennLive.com

    Documentarian Ken Burns , who did not actually fight in the Civil War but whose name is all-but-synonymous with The War Between the States, says just one factor is responsible for the conflict: Slavery. In the interview, Burns called the Civil War a central part of American life from the nation's founding, arguing that it "was like a sleeping serpent.


  7. The hate next door: Unexpected faces of the Neo-ConfederacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Daily Kos

    It is far too easy - and all too human - to make sweeping judgements about people based solely on limited experience and unlimited assumptions. But it is important to work past that genetically encoded human defect for any number of reasons, not the least of which are that: knowledge is power, and stereotyping is not.


  8. How not to help with your kid's homework, in AL.com opinion hotsheetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Alabama Live

    I can attest to this statement by Brown in her guest opinion piece: "Sometimes your children's homework or approach to answering the assigned questions may seem foreign to you." Emphasizing understanding of subjects and problems rather than rote memorization is difficult, and sometimes the methods to teach them are not how we learned in school.


  9. Acclaimed director says Civil War was about 'slavery. slavery. slavery.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Alabama Live

    The most celebrated Civil War documentarian of the modern era said yesterday that the War Between the States' boiled down to one thing: "Slavery. Slavery.


  10. Mystery Photo No. 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | O-R Online

    It's obvious these boys are re-enacting some event from the Civil War, but who they are, and when and where the photo was taken are unknown.


  11. Civil War about slavery, Ken Burns saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    He, after all, made "The Civil War," one of the greatest documentaries. A restored version of that 1990 TV landmark airs Sept.


  12. Timothy B. Tyson: NCa s anti-Confederate pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Sun Journal

    If your family has been in North Carolina since the Civil War like mine has, your ancestors might well have detested the Confederacy. If you added up the African-Americans, the Unionists, the anti-Confederate rebels, the anti-war crowd and those who simply hated what the Confederacy did to their home state, they might have outnumbered the hardcore Confederates.


  13. History can't be changedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Times-Herald

    History is the basis for and provides the necessary staircase for civilized progress. The world has made incredible advancements in agriculture, industry, medicine, and technology; mostly constructive, some destructive .


  14. 13 national park sites to see for free Tuesday | DP ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Every year on Aug. 25, the National Park Foundation celebrates that milestone by opening up the entire national park system to the public for free - hundreds of parks, seashores, historic sites and preserves. It's free entertainment.


  15. Going Somewhere?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Austin Chronicle

    "After reviewing that report and hearing from many members of the university community, including our alumni and the public, I have decided that the best location for the Jefferson Davis statue is UT's Briscoe Center for American History," wrote UT-Austin President Gregory Fenves in his Aug. 13 announcement regarding the Confederate monuments on UT's South Mall. In addition to the Davis statue's relocation, a statue of President Woodrow Wilson will be moved "to an appropriate exterior location on campus" in order "to preserve the symmetry of the Main Mall."


  16. Irrigators oppose change to drainage district boardRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Grand Valley "Irrigators" who sign below, and the Grand Valley Drainage District are opposed to Duncan McArthur and Scott McInnis' plan that attacks the Valley's irrigation interests. The District has performed its primary mission to return irrigation water return flows and seep to the Colorado River for all of the Valley north of the Colorado River since 1915 and is committed to doing so in the future.


  17. Forgotten ConflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Texas Highways

    When historians expound on the most important action in the Civil War, they usually focus on battles fought east of the Mississippi River. But his-torians of the Lone Star State point out that seminal events also transpired on the Texas-Mexico border, where the Confederacy conducted a subversive and lucrative cotton trade to finance its war effort.


  18. The American Civil War in Australia: The Shenandoah - the Confederate raider that came to MelbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | ABC News

    The American Civil War celebrates the 150th anniversary of its end this year. But it's a struggle that still continues to reverberate today.


  19. Georgia renames Confederate holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    For years, Confederate Memorial Day and Robert E. Lee's birthday have been on Georgia's official state holiday calendar. A list of 2015 state holidays on Georgia's website proclaims Robert E. Lee's birthday on January 19, but notes it will be observed on November 27. It also lists Confederate Memorial Day on April 26 with its day of observance as April 27. The change comes amid heated debate in the South over what to do with Confederate symbols and monuments since the killings of nine black parishioners in a Charleston, South Carolina, church. 1 comment

  20. Georgia drops Confederate dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | CNN

    A decade after the end of the Civil War, a veteran of the Confederate States of America examines a Union water bottle in front of a Confederate flag in 1875. Here's a look at the evolution of that flag: The first national flag of the Confederate States of America was created in 1861 and had seven stars to represent the breakaway states South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Texas.