Articles from January, 2014

Prisoner of War Escapes and Escapades

January 15, 2014

New Newspaper News The University of Texas has posted two new titles from its extensive holdings of nineteenth century newspapers.  Latest postings are one issue of Augusta’s Banner of the South, for June 11, 1870, one issue of the Augusta Herald for April …

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Comments on Generals

January 5, 2014

If the editors of the newspapers of the United States did not hesitate to criticize their President, Senators and Representatives, they certainly did not hesitate to criticize their generals.  If unsuccessful, they were not spared; if successful, something could be …

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News of the US: January 1814

January 1:  From Batavia, New York — “The last 30 hours has presented a continual scene of families flying from a victorious and savage enemy.  The road for many miles in extent, is literally covered with various carriages loaded with …

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