Thursday, August 17, 2017

Tag: Abraham Lincoln

American Thinker: Don’t Know Much About History

A reader commented on one of my older post, Ignoring Historical Inaccuracies, with a link to an article from the site American Thinker. It appears as...

Boston Corbett and the Year of the Mad Hatter

The story of one Boston Corbett is certainly an interesting one--a story full of religious fanaticism, self-castration, and murder. Now that I've piqued your...

American Civil War Nicknames

I started a new series on the site based on the book 1,001 Things Everyone Should Know About American History by historian John Garraty. If you...

A Nasty Bite from a Civil War Copperhead

We've covered the American president that committed the "the most damnable outrage that has ever been perpetrated;" however, we haven't covered the president that...

The Importance of Historical Curiosity

I couldn't believe it when I saw the following headline on CBS news, After 148 years, Mississippi finally ratifies 13th Amendment, which banned slavery....

“The Lincoln Movie”

I call it "The Lincoln Movie" because some might confuse the title of this article if I just call it by its real name,...