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Apr
15
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by frontrank2 at 7:33 AM
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On this date in 1865, President Lincoln succumbs to his wound from John Wilkes Booth, inflicted at Ford's Theater the night before.
Vice President Andrew Johnson, members of Lincoln’s cabinet and several of the president’s closest friends stood vigil by Lincoln’s bedside until he was officially pronounced dead at 7:22 a.m. The first lady lay on a bed in an adjoining room with her eldest son Robert at her side, overwhelmed with shock and...
Apr
15
by Trivia Master at 9:54 AM
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Who was the Robber Baron who sold 5,000 defective rifles to a Union general for a profit of $18.50 on each rifle?
Apr
14
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by pamc153PA at 8:05 PM
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Most people who have been to the Gettysburg battlefield often enough have their own personal "bests" and "worsts" when it comes to the monuments there. Notice I have the adjectives in quotes, for it really is a personal thing. It could be the design of the monument, your own connection to the regiment, or just something about the monument's placement that either makes you like it--or not.

My question, what is your favorite monument on the...
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