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Blood stains on the chair from Ford's Theatre State Box which Lincoln was sitting in while assassinated by the scoundrel, J. Wilkes Booth on April 14, 1865. *s*

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In 1938, Adolf Hitler was Time magazine's Man of the Year and in 1939, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

25 Facts That Will Boggle Your Mind

Star spangled banner. The flag that flew over Fort McHenry in 1814, photographed in 1873 in the Boston Navy Yard by George Henry Preble.

A rose left on the train car which stands on the unloading ramp of the Auschwitz II-Birkenau site.

vintage soldier kissing little girl by justagigolo, via Flickr

vintage soldier kissing little girl - a photo on Flickriver

Roy Rogers and Trigger with a Polio Victim in Pittsburgh in the ealy 50s when Polio was Rampant in the U.S.

Confederate cavalrymen who were captured during Morgan's Raid photographed eating during their incarceration at Western Penitentiary, Pennsylvania, 1863.

Auschwitz, Poland, A German soldier with a group of laborers in one of the camps

March 14, 1776 Alexander Hamilton is commissioned Captain of a New York Artillery Unit. Today, this unit, the 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery, is the oldest American military unit and the only surviving unit from the Revolutionary War. It's also known as "Hamilton's Own!" Photo Credit: "Portrait of Alexander Hamilton in the Trenches" by Alonzo Chappel (1829-1887). Oil on canvas, c. 1857. Museum of the City of New York, Gift of Mrs. Alexander Hamilton and General Pierpont Morgan Hamilton.

Revolutionary War Era

Alexander Hamilton (1/11/1755 or 1757-7/12/1804) was a Founding Father of the United States, chief of staff to General Washington, one of the most influential interpreters and promoters of the Constitution, the founder of the nation's financial system, and the founder of the first American political party.

Why Alexander Hamilton Still Matters

His Excellency, General George Washington the Marquis de Lafayette at Valley Forge. Valley Forge in Pennsylvania was the site of the military camp of the American Continental Army over the winter of 1777–1778 during the American Revolutionary War.

True meaning of the 4th of July

Battle of King's Mountain, MAJ Patrick Ferguson, British Army, mortally wounded by Patriot mountain men militia. The Patriots defeated the Regulars and Loyalist militia in a battle that turned the tide in the South and the Revolution.

General Sir Banastre Tarleton, 1st Baronet, GCB (21 August 1754 – 15 January 1833) - much maligned for his part (on the British side) in the American Revolutionary war; a career officer. The love of Perdita Robinson's life. Fabulous in those thigh tight breeches and boots!

George Washington's actual cot and camp site during the Revolutionary War.

The Battle of Yorktown was the last major battle in the Revolutionary War. The Americans had finally won! At this battle, Lord Cornwalllis surrendered for the British.

American Revolution

General George Washington at 45 - "My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth."