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  • Laura Talbot Galt – Marching Through Georgia May 13, 2018
    From Teaching the Civil War by Dr. Jim Beeghley Follow @fifer1863 on Twitter The following is taken from the Confederate Veteran (1902): A strange report comes from a public school in Louisville. It is that “Marching through Georgia” i...
  • President Lincoln’s Call for Volunteers Apr 15, 2018
    From Teaching the Civil War by Dr. Jim Beeghley Follow @fifer1863 on Twitter On April 15, 1861, President Lincoln issued a proclamation calling for 75,000 volunteers to put down the rebellion. The post President Lincoln’s Call for Volunteers...
  • Civil War in Color Series – Lincoln Assassination Conspirators Apr 14, 2018
    From Teaching the Civil War by Dr. Jim Beeghley Follow @fifer1863 on Twitter On April 14, 1865, at the climax of a performance of Our American Cousin at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., actor John Wilkes Booth entered Abraham Li...
  • Lincoln Assassination Witness Samuel Seymour Apr 12, 2018
    From Teaching the Civil War by Dr. Jim Beeghley Follow @fifer1863 on Twitter Samuel J. Seymour was present at Ford’s Theatre on April 14, 1865, the night that President Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. Samuel J. Seymour wa...
  • Walt Whitman – Pensive On Her Dead Grazing Apr 9, 2018
    From Teaching the Civil War by Dr. Jim Beeghley Follow @fifer1863 on Twitter Walt Whitman wrote a stirring poem titled “Pensive On Her Dead Grazing” within days of the surrender at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865, when Confeder...
  • A Civil War Basket Case Mar 29, 2018
    From Teaching the Civil War by Dr. Jim Beeghley Follow @fifer1863 on Twitter So this came across my Facebook feed recently.  It is a photo of a Civil war amputee carrying basket from 1861. According to the card on the image, the historical or...
  • Emily Todd – Mrs. Lincoln’s Half-Sister Feb 5, 2018
    From Teaching the Civil War by Dr. Jim Beeghley Follow @fifer1863 on Twitter Emily Todd was Mary Todd Lincoln's half-sister with Southern sympathies who often visited the White House. The post Emily Todd – Mrs. Lincoln’s Half-Sister ap...
  • Civil War in Color Series – 2nd New York Artillery Jan 19, 2018
    From Teaching the Civil War by Dr. Jim Beeghley Follow @fifer1863 on Twitter The post Civil War in Color Series – 2nd New York Artillery appeared first on Teaching the Civil War with Technology by Dr. Jim Beeghley @fifer1863 Providing educat...
  • Civil War in Color Series – Robert E Lee Jan 19, 2018
    From Teaching the Civil War by Dr. Jim Beeghley Follow @fifer1863 on Twitter Happy Birthday General Robert E. Lee Confederate General Robert Edward Lee was born on this day in 1807. He was the fifth child of Henry “Light-Horse Harry” L...
  • Civil War Music – Rosin the Bow Jan 14, 2018
    From Teaching the Civil War by Dr. Jim Beeghley Follow @fifer1863 on Twitter Rosin the Bow  “Rosin the Bow” is an American folk song popular in the 19th century, probably of British or Irish origin, first published in Philadelphia...