'Devil' or fiery peacemaker: 5 questions and answers about Sherman's March, 150 years later

...third year in 1864, and casualties continued to mount. Sher man's capture of Atlanta in September helped President Abraham Lincoln win a second term Nov. 8.With the top Union general, Ulysses S. Grant, confronting Robert E. Lee in Virginia...

The Roosevelt trail leads visitors deep into history

...presidents whose faces adorn Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, along with George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln. Roosevelt's legacy includes his leadership in conservation, creating national parks and wilderness areas, and...

Sheriff delivers 9/11 speech

...in the struggle against those who would bring evil upon us.You see 138 years before September 11th our president Abraham Lincoln told us "That this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people...

Kirby: Test your 'Kirby's Augusta' IQ

...suggests former Augusta lawyer George Crawford killed what sitting U.S. president?A. William Henry Harrison.B. Abraham Lincoln.C. James Garfield.D. Zachary Taylor. 7. Augusta's last official duel in 1875 was over:A. The War Between...

Museum brings all sides of Abraham Lincoln to life

...SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - In most museums, Abraham Lincoln is discussed in hushed voices...give him a saintly air. The new Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum...studies and keeping the figure of Abraham Lincoln right out in front of American...

Abraham Lincoln not half the statesman Calhoun was

...statesman John C. Calhoun was. Abraham Lincoln was not only a tyrant and war...Lincoln. Here are two quotes that Abraham Lincoln made: "Free them, and make...remove all monuments dedicated to Abraham Lincoln and look at this person as someone...

Abraham Lincoln, not Dixie, caused Civil War

...what most people think, it wasn't Southern secession that caused the start of the war in 1861. It was President Abraham Lincoln's idea of an indelible union that set the wheels of war turning. The new Southern nation had no intentions of a...

Abraham Lincoln defended as a truly great American

...gentleman, so eloquently quoting the words of President Abraham Lincoln, for the world to read anew. I thank him for that...Lincoln's peer, rated him as "the best of us." What Abraham Lincoln did not do was cheat on his wife, drink, smoke...

Abraham Lincoln - `I never felt more certain'

...WASHINGTON - The president's hand, sore and aching after a four-hour New Year's Day reception, was shaking. Abraham Lincoln struggled to control it, then signed his name, confidently and carefully. "I never, in my life, felt more certain...

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Did he really say that? Historical figures get hijacked through misquotes

"The problem with Internet quotes is that you can't always depend on their accuracy."? Abraham Lincoln, 1864. See? Like that one.Modern communication has made it easier than ever to put words in the mouths of famous dead folks...