Archive: Civil War

Frontlines of Freedom 09-30-2017 Show # 510 Hour 1

News/Comment; Capt. Jim Palmersheim – Amer. Airlines – with Dave Roever; Author Mark Will-Weber; Ciara Miller ...

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Freedom isn’t Free

Legend holds that on 21 Nov 1864, President Abraham Lincoln wrote a letter to Lydia Bixby, ...

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The Medal of Honor

On 12 July 1862, President Lincoln authorized the awarding of a US Army Medal of Honor, ...

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The Battle of Gettysburg

On 3 Jul 1863, the 3rd day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Pickett’s charge, Gen Robert ...

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Memorial Day

On 30 May 1868, by proclamation of General John Logan of the Grand Army of the ...

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Cinco de Mayo

May 5th, Cinco de Mayo, is the date of the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French ...

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The Civil War and today

On 12 Apr 1861, the bloodiest 4 years in American history began when Confederate shore batteries ...

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The American Civil War

On 9 April 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union Gen. Ulysses ...

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A Republic

Today in 1865 President Abraham Lincoln and Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens held a shipboard peace ...

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