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A House Divided Archive: 150th anniversary

Tweeting the Civil War: Rumors of an imminent invasion begin to circulate in Charleston and Montgomery

The Washington Post is tweeting the Civil War, in the words of the people who lived it -- from journals, letters, official records and newspapers of the day. Follow us. Twitter recap from week one: Showdown in Charleston Week two:...

By Mary Hadar  | March 11, 2011; 3:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Disunion lobbyists important to secession movement

The last of the states to secede from the Union were lobbied by a small army of men who spread out across the upper South to preach the sermon of disunion to all who would listen. They came from those...

By Linda Wheeler  | March 10, 2011; 4:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Tweeting the Civil War: Lincoln is inaugurated

The Washington Post is tweeting the Civil War, in the words of the people who lived it -- from journals, letters, official records and newspapers of the day. Follow us. Twitter recap from week one: Showdown in Charleston Week two:...

By Mary Hadar  | March 4, 2011; 5:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Civil War soldiers to be honored in Living Legacy Tree Planting program

More than 100 miles of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania roadway is about to get a little more green thanks to funding from the Commonwealth and a vision by Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership officials who created a program to honor...

By Jennifer Buske  | March 2, 2011; 11:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hear Lincoln’s first inaugural speech at U.S. Capitol

On Saturday at 10 a.m. at the U.S. Capitol visitor center, actor Sam Waterston will deliver Abraham Lincoln’s justifiably famous first inaugural speech during a re-enactment of the 16th President’s swearing-in. As with the original, which actually occurred a day...

By Linda Wheeler  | February 28, 2011; 2:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Tweeting the Civil War: Assassination conspiracy against Lincoln is discovered

The Washington Post is tweeting the Civil War, in the words of the people who lived it -- from journals, letters, official records and newspapers of the day. Follow us. Twitter recap from week one: Showdown in Charleston Week two:...

By Mary Hadar  | February 25, 2011; 5:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Older Entries in This Category »

The Civil War and Black History, Linda Wheeler , February 18, 2011
Focus on Lincoln to continue during sesquicentennial, Linda Wheeler , February 10, 2011
Tweeting the War, Mary Hadar , December 9, 2010
The Civil War Flag Flap, Linda Wheeler , December 6, 2010
Mike Musick: What if Lincoln lost the election?, Mike Musick , October 31, 2010
Chandra Manning: What if Lincoln lost the election?, Chandra Manning , October 31, 2010
Waite Rawls: What if Lincoln lost the election?, Waite Rawls , October 31, 2010
Harold Holzer: What if Lincoln lost the election?, Harold Holzer , October 31, 2010
 
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