Monthly Archives: November 2012

For the Want of a Nail–The Battle of Franklin

On November 30, 1864, one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, The Battle of Franklin, was fought a few miles south of Nashville, Tennessee.  Although the Battle of Nashville followed a few weeks later, Franklin was in fact … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Assassination Plots Part 3: The One That Got Away and the Man Who Never Was

In exploring the darker corners of the Lincoln assassination, inevitably one come up against the question of whether John Wilkes Booth was actually brought to justice in a tobacco barn in Northern Virginia. According to the accepted version of events, … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING AND THE CIVIL WAR: A Civil War Christmas, Part 2

It is not generally appreciated, but the Thanksgiving celebration as we now know it began, not with the Pilgrims, but during the Late Unpleasantness—the American Civil War. The so-called First Thanksgiving of 1621, the standard fare of grade school celebrations, … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Assassination Plots Part 2: More Unindicted Co-Conspirators

In the assassination of Lincoln all the known conspirators are a matter of record; but there has always been the suspicion that the plot ran deeper than what was revealed in the military tribunals held after Lincoln’s death.  How far … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Assassination Plots, Part 1

Part 1: The Unindicted Co-Conspirators In The Paranormal Presidency of Abraham Lincoln, I document in great detail Abraham Lincoln’s lifelong fatalism as well as incidents which he experienced that led him to believe he would not survive alive his Presidency.  This ground-breaking … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln and the Undiscovered Country

With the immanent release of the new Lincoln movie by Spielberg, Lincoln admirers and Civil War buffs are counting the days to what promises to be a major movie event.  In honor of that–and the fact that my own Lincoln book … Continue reading

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