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A House Divided: April 12, 2009 - April 18, 2009

Commemoration of John Brown's Raid Begins

John Brown, a polarizing figure and militant abolitionist, raided the federal arsenal in Harpers Ferry in 1859 to steal weapons to support an armed uprising against slavery. He was caught, found guilty of treason and hanged, making him a martyr...

By Linda Wheeler  |  April 16, 2009; 3:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Relic Hunters' Show Moves To Fredericksburg

This is the annual sales show to attend if you are looking for the obscure and unusual in Civil War history. I never miss it and over the years have accumulated a trove of original documents and photos for my...

By Linda Wheeler  |  April 16, 2009; 2:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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