In case you didn’t already know, here’s the scoop on the Nez Perce war.
If you colorize photos of Union soldiers they just look like hipsters. Down to the facial hair and the poses.
The world lost yet another WWII veteran.
My grandfather, Donald E. Kocher, as an 18-year-old Seaman First Class in 1945.
Step 1) Press ‘play’ on Band of Brothers episode
Step 2) Fast forward for, like, 14 minutes to get through the intro credits
TODAY is the 150th ANNIVERSARY of the BEGINNING of the CIVIL WAR
Thanks to the American roadside wax museum, even this daffy site can commemorate such a somber event.
Oct. 16, 1859, John Brown and 21 others captured the United States arsenal and rifle works at Harper’s Ferry, Va., now W. Va., with the intention of setting up a mountain refuge for runaway slaves. He was hanged for treason Dec. 2, 1859. The nation was divided in hate and admiration of him.
The National Civil War Wax Museum
Steinwehr Ave. & Culp St., Gettysburg, Pa.”
This is quite possibly the scariest thing I have ever seen. I have automatonophobia.