Civil War

A statue of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States of America, inside the Lincoln Memorial at Washington DC. (Photo by Terry Chambers/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

University Of Alabama Librarians Uncover 2 Letters From Abraham Lincoln

University of Alabama librarians have uncovered two letters written by President Abraham Lincoln.

08/18/2014

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Best Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.

06/10/2014

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Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America’s Southern Region

Featuring many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.

05/13/2014

Preston Singleton (L) of Bethlehem, Georgia sits on the sea wall while waiting for the funeral service of the H.L. Hunley crew to begin (Photo Credit: Stephen Morton / Getty Images)

Civil War Sub Replica Stuck Beside Interstate

ATLANTA (AP) – A trailer carrying a 40-foot replica of a Confederate submarine to Tennessee for a re-enactment of the Battle of Shiloh blew two tires on an interstate in Atlanta and later headed back […]

03/29/2012

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Civil War Markers Honor Blacks and Women

ATLANTA- (WAOK) Finally some recognition for a long-ignored piece of history. New markers are being placed across Georgia in honor of neglected groups from the Civil War era such as women, blacks and Southerners loyal […]

WAOK-AM–07/15/2011

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NAACP Objects to Marker (Part II)

Atlanta (WAOK)- There is more controversy surrounding the placement of a historical marker commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the burning of Atlanta which signaled the beginning of the end of the war. […]

WAOK-AM–04/13/2011

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NAACP Objects to Marker (Part 1)

ATLANTA (WAOK) Martin Luther King Jr Drive will soon see a commemorative marker that is not sitting too well with local NAACP leaders. To mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War a marker will […]

WAOK-AM–04/06/2011

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