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SECESSION!

Conversation/Legend of the Day: Southern Belle (with parasol twirling, at the outset of the Civil War)–General Beauregard, do you think we can whup them yankees? General Beauregard (resplendent in grey Confederate finery)– Honey child, don’t you worry your pretty little … Continue reading

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A Spring Afternoon at Arlington National Cemetery

Quote of the Day:     “On fame’s eternal resting ground their silent tents are spread, and glory guards with solemn round the bivouac of the dead.”     –inscription on McClellan’s Gate, Arlington National Cemetery, from “Bivouac of the Dead” … Continue reading

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