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# us-civil-war - Monday 21 August, 2017

Confederate statues removed in dead of night from Texas campus
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# Robert E Lee

Confederate statues removed in dead of night from Texas campus

Aug 21st 2017, 7:03 PM 20,394 Views 199 Comments

The statues were moved at night for safety reasons, a spokesperson for the University of Texas said.

# us-civil-war - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

'People don't ask... why was there a Civil War?': Historians mystified by Trump's latest comments
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# Andrew Jackson

'People don't ask... why was there a Civil War?': Historians mystified by Trump's latest comments

May 2nd 2017, 8:36 AM 24,557 Views 98 Comments

“I would prefer the president had a better handle on American history,” one historian remarked.

# us-civil-war - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Column: Who was the Irish nanny in the (other) White House?
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# Us Civil War

Column: Who was the Irish nanny in the (other) White House?

Sep 7th 2014, 12:00 PM 90 Views 4 Comments

‘Catherine the Irish nanny’ has almost been forgotten by history – but she was employed by Confederate president Jefferson Davis.

# us-civil-war - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

This man is getting a US Medal of Honour - 151 years after his death
# Better Late Than Never
# Better Late Than Never

This man is getting a US Medal of Honour - 151 years after his death

Aug 26th 2014, 10:20 PM 11,595 Views 7 Comments

Alonzo Cushing commanded a force at Gettysburge

# us-civil-war - Friday 15 November, 2013

A US paper that called the 1863 Gettysburg address 'silly' has issued a retraction
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# Hindsight

A US paper that called the 1863 Gettysburg address 'silly' has issued a retraction

Nov 15th 2013, 11:57 AM 7,250 Views 24 Comments

On President Lincoln’s iconic speech, The Patriot-News of Harrisburg said yesterday that, “In the fullness of time, we have come to a different conclusion”.

# us-civil-war - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Texas petition to leave the United States gets 60,000 signatures
# Lone Star
# Lone Star

Texas petition to leave the United States gets 60,000 signatures

Nov 13th 2012, 11:15 AM 19,008 Views 86 Comments

Texas is the only state of the union that can secede voluntarily, some supporters of independence believe.