Interesting little-known Civil War trivia
CNN is running an interesting article with seven little-known trivia facts about the Civil War. I will list the seven facts below, but for more details about them, take a look at CNN’s article.
- Lincoln’s first solution to slavery was a fiasco
- Hungry ladies effectively mugged Jefferson Davis
- The Union used hot air balloons and submarines
- “Dixie” was only a northern song
- Paul Revere was at Gettysburg
- Mark Twain fired one shot and then left
- The armies weren’t all-male
Again, the article with more details is here.
The Mine Shop
So I found an interesting shop on eBay. The shop is called The Mine Shop and contains all sorts of mining artifacts from the late 19th and early 20th century. I haven’t bought anything as most items are out of my budget as a college student, but it is really interesting to see some of […]