Civil War Detectives

Civil War Detectives

COLUMBUS, Miss. — Gary Lancaster leaned over the computer set out in Friendship Cemetery among clusters of land surveying equipment the afternoon of Oct. 12. On the screen in front of him was a rough underground map of the grave sites of about 1,000 soldiers who died...
Is This Worse Than 1968?

Is This Worse Than 1968?

Saturday, in Pittsburgh, a Sabbath celebration at the Tree of Life synagogue became the site of the largest mass murder of Jews in U.S. history. Eleven worshippers were killed by a racist gunman. Friday, we learned the identity of the crazed criminal who mailed pipe...
News From Around the South 10/22 to 10/29

News From Around the South 10/22 to 10/29

MISSISSIPPI: Living Civil War History Program Showed History of African-American Union Fighters NATCHEZ, Miss. — The Black and Blue Civil War Living History returned Saturday to share the history of African-American Union fighters. The Friends of the Forks of Roads...
Midterms All About Obama

Midterms All About Obama

Former President Selfie Stick is back in action, firing up Democrats before the midterms with his signature rallying cries: I, I, I, I! Me, me, me! My, my, my! According to a tally by The American Mirror’s Kyle Olson, Barack Obama’s campaign speech Monday...
Mexican-Americans Fought Both Sides

Mexican-Americans Fought Both Sides

When the Civil War broke out in 1861, there were tens of thousands of Mexican Americans living in California, Texas and the New Mexico territory; all former parts of Mexico that the U.S. had claimed in the 1840s. With the wounds of the Mexican-American War fresh,...