Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Civil war

  • Philadelphia document dealer selling Lincoln's Civil War blockade proclamation ...

    PHILADELPHIA - A document signed by President Abraham Lincoln ordering Union blockades of Confederate ports, marking the official start of the Civil War, is for sale. The Raab Collection in Philadelphia said Tuesday it is selling the document, which ...


  • Lots of intrigue for 116th Civil War

    The 2012 Civil War between Oregon and Oregon State doesn't match the 2000 game, when both teams were ranked in the top 10 for the first time in the rivalry's history, or the 2009 game, when the winner-take-all stakes were a Pac-10 title and a Rose Bowl ...


  • Civil War Trust, Virginia team up for $3.2 million Gaines' Mill preservation

    RICHMOND, Va. - The Civil War Trust has teamed up with the state to complete a $3.2 million campaign protecting 285 acres at Gaines' Mill, where Gen.


  • Spielberg attends Gettysburg ceremonies

    President Abraham Lincoln knew a lot about abolishing slavery, forging tough political compromises to hold the nation together through a bitter civil war and making a two-minute speech into an immortal address. Movie director Steven Spielberg wasn't an ...


  • " No. 16 Oregon State looks toward Civil War"

    The top-ranked Ducks had gone down to defeat, and the stage was set for the 116th Civil War. Oregon State (8-2 overall, 6-2 Pac-12) will be hoping to knock off the Ducks for the first time in the rivalry game since an overtime thriller in 2007 at ...


  • Ron Paul: Secession is right, Civil War maybe not

    "Many think the question of secession was settled by our Civil War. On the contrary; the principles of self-governance and voluntary association are at the core of our founding.


  • Syrian civil war spillover draws Israeli fire

    JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel shelled Syrian fighters after gunfire from their civil war spilled over to the Israel-controlled Golan Heights, the military said Sunday, as the conflict appeared to inch closer to the Jewish state.


  • US Civil War shown through pioneering art, photos

    WASHINGTON - More than 150 years after the opening salvoes of the American Civil War, the grim reality of the conflict is laid bare in a US exhibit showcasing the pioneering photos and art of the time.


  • State grant aids preservation of Civil War battlefield

    A collaboration between the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Civil War Trust has resulted in the preservation of 285 acres of land at the site of Gaines' Mill, the bloodiest engagement of the Seven Days' Battles in 1862.


  • Civil War-era map was made by the lesser Lloyd

    Anytime you can hold something in your hand and legitimately describe it using the words "Civil War," you're going to both heighten attention among those in earshot and open billfolds as well.


  • Faces of the Civil War

    Faces of the Civil War. In remembrance of the Union and Confederate soldiers who served in the American Civil War, the Liljenquist Family donated their rare collection of over 700 ambrotype and tintype photographs to the Library of Congress.


  • Fort Wayne Civil War soldier died for anti-slavery beliefs

    Colonel Sion Bass was the first colonel to be killed in the Civil War from Indiana. At the Battle of Shiloh he was wounded yet led three charges with his Thirtieth Regiment Indiana saving the lives of so many of his men.


  • Oregon shifts into Civil War 'fix' mode

    In at least one case, then, the Ducks' sense of humor was intact as they returned to practice, and focused their attention on Saturday's noon Civil War in Corvallis. Sticking to its routine, Oregon had positional meetings before practice - the tone ...


  • Get pumped for "Lincoln" with civil war photography exhibit

    During the Civil War, more than a million photographs were taken, and many were displayed in public exhibitions or published in newspapers and magazines.


  • M23 Rebels On the Verge Of Seizing Goma, as Civil War Looms in Congo

    The Democratic Republic of Congo seems to be on the verge of another deadly civil war. The large African nation is home to over 70 million people and has experienced decades of turbulence, following its independence from Belgium.


  • Civil War week

    Preparing for the Civil War for the Oregon State football team won't be much different than other games, and that's the way coach Mike Riley likes it.


  • A Look Ahead (and back) To The Civil War

    The Civil War is one of the most historic and heated college football rivalries in the NCAA. It may lack the pizazz and national attention of, let's say, a Michigan vs Ohio State rivalry game, but this end-of-season matchup has been marked on the ...


  • Civil war may come to America

    If there is to be some sort of "civil" war, it's not going to be between the left and right, the blacks and whites or the South and North, it's going to eventually be between the people of the United States and those who have infiltrated the US and its ...


  • Civil War Student Ticket Monday Update: Tickets Remain

    CORVALLIS, Ore. - Student tickets for Saturday's Civil War presented by Pacific Source, Your Local Ford Stores, Wells Fargo and McDonald's against Oregon remain.


  • Sullivan County regiment's Civil War flag on exhibit

    HURLEYVILLE - The Historical Society of Sullivan County is displaying the battle flag of Sullivan County's own 143rd Civil War regiment until Thanksgiving at the Sullivan County Museum, 265 Main St., Hurleyville. This is the first time this artifact ...


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