Richard Jones

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Swinton, Salford  ·  Journalist, lecturer and erstwhile stay-at-home dad.
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11 Things You Need To Know About Auld Lang Syne

Because you get it wrong every year.

Amazing Pictures of the Forth Rail Bridge Being Built.

General view from back of Newhalls Inn, South Queensferry - Forth Bridge illustrations - Scottish Bridges

This is our Broadway. Only with seagulls, and without almost everything else.

This Is What Everyone From Aberdeen Thinks When They Walk Down Union Street

Nathan Bedford Forrest (Confederate). A much-feared cavalry leader, accused of war crimes over the infamous massacre of surrendered black Union troops at the Battle of Fort Pillow. Went on to become the first Grant Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.

First Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. -Nathan Bedford Forrest was a lieutenant general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He served as the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.

Joseph Hooker (Union). The well-regarded "Fighting Joe" was one of many Union generals to suffer a loss of nerve against General Lee's Confederates, in his case by failing to press home the advantage of a superior force at the Battle of Chancellorsville. Later rode at the head of Abraham Lincoln's funeral cortege.

On the night of May Confederate forces began a withdrawal from the defenses around Yorktown. For a month, they had been waiting for the Union army

Albert Sidney Johnston (Confederate). Killed while leading a cavalry charge at the Battle of Shiloh, the highest-ranking officer to die on either side during the war. Would probably have survived had he not sent his own personal surgeon off to deal with other wounded men.

Albert Sidney Johnston, Confederate general who was mortally wounded at the Battle of Shiloh in April He had been considered the south's most promising general before the exploits of R.

William Sherman (Union). The man who laid waste to Georgia in his "March To The Sea" of late 1864. Relished war so much he spent most of his post-Civil War life fighting Native Americans.

"William Tecumseh Sherman (February 1820 – February was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War

Stonewall Jackson (Confederate). As mad as a box of frogs, used to ride around in battle with one arm in the air because he thought it aided his blood flow. Ended up being shot dead by friendly fire after the Confederate victory at Chancellorsville.

Lieutenant General Thomas 'Stonewall' JacksonGeneral Robert E. Lee (left) was an abolitionist and commander-in-chief of the Army of Northern Virginia; Lieutenant General Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson (right

Ulysees S. Grant (Union). The man who finally led the Union armies to victory over Lee and the Confederates. He was later elected President.

Ulysees S. The man who finally led the Union armies to victory over Lee and the Confederates. He was later elected President.

Robert E. Lee (Confederate). By being the best general, he made it last way longer than it really should have done by winning a series of unlikely victories. In return, the Union turned his front garden in Arlington into a huge war cemetery.

I am a great admirer of General Robert E. Robert Edward Lee was an American career military officer who is best known for having commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War

Anyone who doesn't drown automatically wins.

Stirling University Octopush Club in action