Archive | July, 2013

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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Historian Gary Gallagher interviewed on NPR

Prof. Gary Gallagher, University of Virginia – on of the main historians in the Civil War documentary ‘Hush’ was interviewed on NPR, on the occasion of the 150 year anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Listen to his interview here: Leaders Draw Different Messages From Battle Of Gettysburg (NPR interview w. Prof. Gary Gallagher)  

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150 year anniversary of The Battle Of Gettysburg

Thousands of Americans and visitors from all over the world flocked to Gettysburg this week to commemorate the 150 year anniversary of one of the deciding battles of the American Civil War. The re-enactment of Pickett’s Charge, one of the key moments of the conflict, and one where the 1st Minnesota played a decisive role, [...]

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1st Minnesota at Gettysburg: No grander heroism

150 years ago today, Company K and the 1st Minnesota served and died at the battle of Gettysburg 1st Minnesota at Gettysburg: No grander heroism – Nathan Hansen, Winona Daily News Read it online here…

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Heroics of the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment told through Capitol artifacts

Heroics of the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment told through Capitol artifacts | MinnPost Stephanie Laumer | July 02,13 Read it online here…

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Why the Civil War still matters – New York Times

Why the Civil War Still Matters – Robert Hicks, Jul;y 2nd 2013, NYTimes.com Robert Hicks writes about why the Civil War still matters in the New York Times, in the week of hte 150 year Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Read it online here…

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