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Richard Taylor Quick Facts

Name Meaning Richard is of Old German origin and means “powerful leader”. Vital Stats Birthday:  January 27, 1826 Birth Name: Richard Taylor (often referred to as Dick Taylor) Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky Date of Death:...

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The Surrender of the Confederate Armies: April-June 1865

On April 9th, 1865, General Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant. This event at Appomattox Court House, Virginia is often regarded as the end of...