Profiles of Great Americans: Abraham Lincoln

19 Feb
Abraham Lincoln
Due to the recent occurrence of President’s Day a couple of days ago, I thought it would be appropriate to offer a biographical overview of arguably one of the greatest Americans in history. By no means was Abraham Lincoln perfect....
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The Ironic Tale of Wilmer McLean

5 Nov
History can be ironic. One particularly ironic story comes from the American Civil War, a particularly ironic conflict. At the center of this tale is a common fellow named Wilmer  McLean. Wilmer McLean lived near Manassas, Virginia on an estate...
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Three Battles That Preserved the Union

28 Sep
What was the most important battle of the American Civil War? Most people would say Gettysburg. Gettysburg is a popular choice because it was the war’s largest battle. Gettysburg was decisive but I would like to propose three other battles...
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Profiles of Great Americans: Robert E. Lee

23 Sep
“My chief concern is to be a humble, earnest Christian.” So said Robert E. Lee, one of America’s greatest military commanders and strategists. Today, Lee is remembered for leading the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia to victory after victory during...
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