Monthly Archives: February 2017

A Civil War Valentine’s Day: Of Hearts and Vinegar


The first valentines were sent in the early 1400s and by the time the Civil War rolled around, Valentine’s Day was a well-established holiday with the sending of homemade cards, love tokens, and poetry commonplace. For those with access to

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A Civil War Super Bowl: The Fixins

[Camp Johnson, near Winchester, Virginia—The First Maryland Regiment playing football before Evening Parade.] The first Super Bowl was played January 15, 1967 between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs. Who would have guessed, 50 Super Bowls later,

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