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

In exploring the darker corners of the history of the Lincoln assassination, inevitably one come up against the issue of whether John Wilkes Booth was brought to justice in a tobacco barn in Northern Virginia as the official version says. … Continue reading

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It is not generally appreciated, but Thanksgiving as we now know it began, not with the Pilgrims and still less with the Puritans, but during the four bitter years of the American Civil War. The so-called First Thanksgiving of 1621, … Continue reading

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

The known conspirators involved in the assassination of President Lincoln are a matter of record. Yet there has always been the suspicion among some historians that the plot ran deeper than what was revealed in the military tribunals held after … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Assassination Plots, Part 1

Part 1: Conspirators, Indicted and Unindicted In The Paranormal Presidency of Abraham Lincoln, I document President Lincoln’s fatalism, as well as several incidents that led him to believe he would not survive alive his term of office.  That much is historical … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln and the Undiscovered Country

“DEATH, THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY, FROM WHOSE BOURNE NO MAN RETURNS” —Shakespeare   Abraham Lincoln was a complex, multi-faceted man. The common mis-perceptions of him have been carefully cultivated by his hagiographers The Paranormal Presidency deals with Lincoln’s belief in and … Continue reading

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