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From L-R General Lee's son, George Washington Custis-Lee, General Robert E. Lee, and Walter Taylor.

George Washington Carver. It is rare to find a man of this caliber. A man who would decline an invitation to work for a salary of more than 100,000 a year (almost a million today) to continue his research on behalf of his countrymen. As an agricultural chemist, Carver discovered three hundred uses for peanuts and hundreds more uses for soybeans, pecans and sweet potatoes. Among the listed items that he suggested to southern farmers to help them economically were his recipes and improvements…

The 100-year mystery of why suffragette Emily Davison threw herself under the king's horse

Đòi quyền bình đẳng cho phụ nữ cũng là một sự kiến lớn trong thập kỷ này. Nó giúp người phụ nữ đấu tranh cho mình, sự kiện này cũng gây ảnh hưởng lớn cho thời trang lúc bấy giờ

The lost document that changed the course of American history: How Robert E. Lee's secret Civil War battle plans were found wrapped around cigars under a locust tree - and ended up in Union hands

Probably the most famous photograph of General Robert E. Lee. This photograph was taken just days after his surrender at Appomattox by the famous Matthew Brady behind General Lee's home in Richmond, VA.

Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee both died without a country. In 1865 Lee applied for pardon and completed an amnesty oath, fulfilling terms required by Andrew Johnson. But the documents were never recognized, and Lee died without citizenship in 1870. A century later a worker discovered the oath in the National Archives, and Gerald Ford restored Lee’s citizenship posthumously in 1975.

Christmas during the Vietnam War

To all my friends, family, military brothers and sisters: THANK YOU for all your support of this website during the past year! I look forward to 2017 – many new articles and pictures are pla…