Tag Archive: history

Jun 30

Musings on Lee and Grant and the Civil War

I just finished listening to William C. Davis’ book Crucible of Command:  Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee–The War They Fought, the Peace They Forged.  The book is 688 pages in hardcover and took over 24 hours to listen to it.  I listened to it over a period of 4 months.  I really enjoyed …

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May 06

How Would America React Now?

America waited in tremendous anxiety for any news from the frontline.  It was June 6, 1944 and the invasion of Europe had begun.  How would America react?  Would their be celebration and excitement? The nation turned to God in prayer! This is a fascinating story that is often unknown from our history.  One of our …

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Jun 26

Handling Our Historic Failures: Should We Remove History?

Since the terrible tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina where a murderous hate crime was committed against a historically African-American church killing 9 worshippers the Confederate flag has come under attack.  There has been a desire to take it down from the state grounds where it flies over a Confederate memorial in Charleston. This subject is …

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