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Gettysburg to Surrender

Posted May 24th, 2011 at 7:21 pm (UTC-4)
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Like a pesky fly that neither swatter nor sledgehammer can seem to catch and crush — or a hero who lived to fight another day in cliffhanger movie serials a couple of generations ago — undermanned but determined Confederate forces kept eluding certain destruction in the first two years of the American Civil War.   […]

Safely Rest

Posted November 24th, 2010 at 12:33 pm (UTC-4)
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Even if you’ve not been to Washington, D.C., perhaps you’ve sized it up for possible places to visit. So you’re allowed to answer this question: What would you guess is the most popular tourist attraction in the capital city of the United States of America?  If you said the Smithsonian Institution museums, such as the […]

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