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The Underground Railroad was a series of safe houses and "conductors" who helped slaves escape from slavery to the North or to abolitionists in the South.

Memorial Page: Underground Railroad · 21 Jul 2007 You

“There is a true duty and a true honor: the glory of duty done – the honor of the integrity of the principle.”

Memorial Page: Papers of Robert E. Lee · 12 Jul 2007 You

Go to the plantation villages along the bayou where people - both black and white – speak a language – called ‘neg’ or ‘courri-vini’ in Louisiana that is remarkably…

Memorial Page: The Haitian Revolution of 1791-1803 · 11 Jul 2007 You

The exploits of Toussaint Louverture were reportedly a particular inspiration to young Vesey.

Memorial Page: Slave Rebellion · 11 Jul 2007 You

Buffalo soldier wearing winter issue buffalo coat

Image, found in bgill's uploads: buffalocoatsoldier.jpg · 02 Jul 2007 You

Burial: Barkley Cemetery New London Ralls County Missouri, USA

Memorial Page: Gratiot Street Prison · 25 May 2007 You

The marker is located beside the eastbound lanes of U.S. Highway 11E, about one mile east of Mohawk Crossroads. The marker stands on land once owned by the Harmon family, who lost…

Memorial Page: CIVIL WAR HANGINGS & OTHER EXECUTIONS · 07 May 2007 You

This account of the execution of four bushwhackers originally was published in the Aug. 6, 1864 edition of the Fort Smith New Era. Although the name of its author was not given in…

Memorial Page: CIVIL WAR HANGINGS & OTHER EXECUTIONS · 06 May 2007 You

After the Civil War families of many Confederate Indians who served Gen. Watie fled into north Texas and Arkansas some returned to the Nation years later

Memorial Page: WE ARE ALL AMERICANS · 06 May 2007 You


Memorial Page: ~PATRIOTS OF COLOR ~ · 06 May 2007 You

Source: The Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Ninth & Tenth (Horse) Cavalry Association An Official Army Unit Association

Memorial Page: Troopers who served in WWII as the Last... · 05 May 2007 You

"SADDLE UP" - Drawn by Frederic Remington Harper's Weekly, Sep. 4, 1886

Memorial Page: GEORGE JORDAN · 05 May 2007 You

Contributed by Donald Tingle; Huntsville, Alabama [Don is a member of the Friends of the Wheeler Plantation, and also has an interesting web site…

Memorial Page: Buffalo Soldier~First Sgt. Augustus Walley · 04 May 2007 You

CORRECTION TO THIS ARTICLE: The information concerning an article where I was actually quoting from someone else and observing that they did INDEED make an error in this report…

Memorial Page: THE DEATH OF BENGE or CHIEF BENCH · 03 May 2007 You

Ida Eleanora VAN BEBBER: Adopted by step-father, Christopher Columbus "C.C." BOZOROTH

Memorial Page: JOHN HARRISON VANBIBBER · 03 May 2007 You

Boston King's memories of the evacuation from New York [P]eace was restored between America and Great Britain, which diffused universal joy among all parties, except us, who…

Memorial Page: PATRIOTS OF COLOR ~ REVOLUTIONARY WAR · 03 May 2007 You

Boston King and his wife Violet were among the black Loyalists who gathered in New York, waiting to be evacuated by the British after the end of the American Revolution. He later…

Memorial Page: PATRIOTS OF COLOR ~ REVOLUTIONARY WAR · 03 May 2007 You

William H. McLain Residence Upshur County WV; Enlisted as a Private (date unknown). On 2/2/1865 he transferred into "B" Co. VA 26th Cavalry (date and method of discharge not…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - VA: Page 1 · 02 May 2007 You

Charles Boon Residence Elwood IL; Enlisted on 8/10/1862 as a Private. On 8/28/1862 he mustered into "A" Co. IL 79th Infantry He was Mustered Out on 6/12/1865 at Camp Butler,…

Image, found in Civil War Pensions Index: Boone, Charles · 02 May 2007 You

Willis Boon Residence Arcola IL; Enlisted on 12/28/1863 as a Private. On 4/2/1864 he mustered into "I" Co. IL 54th Infantry He was Mustered Out on 10/15/1865 at Little Rock,…

Image, found in Civil War Pensions Index: Boone, Willis D. · 02 May 2007 You