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The Flag Controversy…

The flag controversy, born in the Civil War, remains part of the news to this day… http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/charleston-church-shooting/south-carolinas-confederate-flag-not-lowered-half-mast-after-church-n378316 http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20150618/PC16/150619374/despite-mourning-statehouse-confederate-battle-flag-remains-at-full-staff

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150 year anniversary of end of Civil War

Yale’s Dr. David Blight, one of the main historians featured in “Gettysburg – An American Story”, weighs in on the 150 year anniversary of the end of the Civil War and the conflict’s continued relevance today. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/10/us/politics/civil-wars-lessons-resound-150-years-later.html?_r=0

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The Half Has Never Been Told, by Edward E. Baptist

A review in the New York Times of The Half Has Never Been Told, by Edward E. Baptist, supports the main points made in the documentary Hush by Yale University Professor David W. Blight. -> see the full review here: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/05/books/review/the-half-has-never-been-told-by-edward-e-baptist.html?_r=0

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Medal of Honor for a Civil War Hero

First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing, who was the commander of Battery A, 4th U.S. Artillery on July 3, 1863, at the height of the battle at Gettysburg, will posthumously receive the Medal of Honor, 151 years after he was killed during Pickett’s Charge. read the article in the New York Times Alonzo H. Cushing (standing, Middle) [...]

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Gettysburg The Last Invasion, by David W. Blight

Allen C. Guelzo’s Gettysburg The Last Invasion, reviewed in the New York Times, by Hush contributor David W. Blight. Read the full review here…

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Faith and Freedom in the Civil War

WHEN: August 3, 2013 @ 10:00 am WHERE: Minnesota History Center, St. Paul MN 345 Kellogg Boulevard West Saint Paul,MN 55102 COST: FREE. Reservations: recommended, register online Faith and Freedom in the Civil War In July of 1863, the Union and Confederate armies met on the battlefield at Gettysburg, PA. Overnight, the fighting transformed nearby [...]

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150 Years Later, the Confederacy Still Hasn’t Entirely Left Gettysburg

Another perspective on the legacy of the civil war – as we endeavor to bring you as many different facets and opinions on the legacy of this watershed historic event… 150 Years Later, the Confederacy Still Hasn’t Entirely Left Gettysburg (article) read it online here

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The Civil War: The birth of photojournalism

The Civil War: The birth of photojournalism Iconic images from that period are collected in a new exhibit by the Metropolitan Museum in New York City, “Photography and the American Civil War.” The exhibition runs until September 2, 2013. See it online here…

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At Gettysburg, a Battle of History vs. Modernity

At Gettysburg, a Battle of History vs. Modernity – NYTimes.com 7-8-13 Read it online here…

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Senator’s view: “The 1st Minnesota – Saviors of our country”

Senator’s view: The 1st Minnesota: ‘Saviors of our country’ | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota Read it online here…

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