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Civil War Slang Gets a Whole Category on the Quiz Show Jeopardy!

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014, Jeopardy! devoted a whole category to Civil War slang during the semi-final matches of the 2014 College Championship tournament. The category appeared in the 2nd or Double Jeopardy! round....


James B. McPherson Quick Facts

Name Meaning James is of Hebrew origin and means “he who supplants” Vital Stats Birthday: November 14th, 1828 Birth Name: James Birdseye McPherson Birthplace: Near present day Clyde, Sandusky County, Ohio Height: 5’10” Date...


Visiting Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

The Battle of Chickamauga, fought about 25 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee in north Georgia on September 19th and 20th 1863, was second only to the Battle of Gettysburg in terms of total casualties...