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Thanksgiving

150 years ago today most northern states celebrated Thanksgiving. From glancing through The New-York Times it seems that there was sadness for the absence of soldiers through death or away still serving in the one of the many “seats of … Continue reading

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Telegraphing Their Intentions

Invasion of Our Soil vs. Defence of Our Common Capital 150 years ago today Baltimore Mayor George William Brown and Massachusetts Governor John Albion Andrew exchanged telegraph messages regarding the Pratt Street riot in Baltimore on April 19th. From The … Continue reading

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