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Liveblogging the Civil War

This week in 1861: March 18:  Governor Sam Houston of Texas refuses to take oath of allegiance to Confederacy and is deposed.[214],  ,Confederate Brigadier General Braxton Bragg prohibits further passage of supplies to Fort Pickens at Pensacola, Florida.[214][215]  (ilsm)

U.S. Civil War 150 years ago

Events 150 years ago should be remembered in 2011. A large re-enactment of scenes of the battle is planned for Gettysburg 1-3 July 2013. There were many event leading up to, and following, the greatest battle fought in the Western Hemisphere and they also should be commemorated. “11 Mar in 1861 is significant; it is […]