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Before and after the war: The dramatic aging of Abraham Lincoln

Before and after the war: The dramatic aging of Abraham Lincoln. Look how much he changed in just 7 years!

On the 70th Anniversary of the Execution of Sophie Scholl, 22 February 1943 - Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she walked to her execution. Her last words were: "How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to offer themselves up individually for a righteous cause? Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go."

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18 Inventions By Women That Changed The World

To my Math Champion and Multi-Lingual HBIC, B.K.S.-Can't wait to see yours!18 Inventions By Women That Changed The World.

Battle of Gettsburg veterans. The picture was taken in 1913, at a reunion held on the battlefield. The man sitting on the rocks is a Confederate soldier, and the man standing is a Union soldier.

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Civil War Commissary Beef Stew

Army of the Potomac - the way they cook dinner in camp

Confederate Brigadier General John Herbert Kelly, the youngest Confederate general to die during the war, died September 4th 1864 at the age of 24.

Demoralized by the defeat at Gettysburg, Lee offered his resignation to President Jefferson Davis, but was refused. Though the great Confederate general would go on to win other victories, the Battle of Gettysburg (combined with Ulysses S. Grant's victory at Vicksburg, also on July 4) irrevocably turned the tide of the Civil War in the Union’s favor.

U.S.General Patton was one of the most well known generals in WW2. He was a tank commander who helped "drive" the allies to victory.

U.S. Civil War Casualties

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General Robert E. Lee and Traveller

Robert E. Lee aboard Traveler

Probably the most famous picture to come from the Great Depression...a mother of seven with such a deep, concerned expression. Dorothea Lange's Migrant Mother