Category Archives: Robert E. Lee


Nicknames have been around forever. Whether they’re self-assigned or bestowed upon someone against their will, they have a tendency to stick. The following are six examples of nicknames given to famous men of the Civil War. Thomas J. Jackson (Stonewall) … Continue reading

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Ancestral Home Turned National Cemetery: Arlington

Anyone who has taken a tourist trip to Washington D.C. has likely spent at least some time visiting Arlington National Cemetery. Arlington stands as a symbol of the commitment and sacrifice thousands of Americans have made for their country. It’s … Continue reading

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