Monthly Archives: April 2016

Violent Loss Network – May 1, 2016

Originally posted on Survivors of Violent Loss:
Violent Loss Newsletter, May 1, 2016 News you can use … (scroll down to see all) Contents will vary somewhat month to month. As we close out this month, our contents include: Resource…

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Question of the Week: April 18-24, 2016

Originally posted on Emerging Civil War:
For this week’s Question of the Week, Phill Greenwalt asks: Do you think the Civil War was an “Irrepressible Conflict” or the product of “a Blundering Generation”?

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Pay Them Gratitude and Respect: Remembering the Civil War’s Prisoners of War

Originally posted on (Legacy) The Gettysburg Compiler:
By Elizabeth Smith ’17 On Friday, April 8, President Barack Obama issued a proclamation in which he designated April 9 as National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day. “We salute the selfless service…

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Slinging Insults in the Confederate State House

Originally posted on Emerging Civil War:
Judah Benjamin            (photo courtesy wikipedia) Things got testy in the U. S. Congress in the years before the war. Most of us know about  Preston Brooks caning Charles Sumner in the…

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6 Hard Truths Every Writer Should Accept

I couldn’t have said this much better myself, so I am passing this along . . . There are a few hard truths I feel every writer should accept. The sooner you accept them, the sooner you’ll stop obsessing about … Continue reading

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Civil War Generals’ Sex Quiz

Originally posted on Emerging Civil War:
Here’s a little April 1st tomfoolery for you. Prepare to get sassy with your morning coffee: the Civil War Generals’ Sex Quiz:  1. What Union cavalry officer, who fought in Sherman’s Atlanta campaign, kept a…

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