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“Our Army” (Magazine)

The job of sorting through the last of dad’s old stuff in the attic is moving into its final phases. Tomorrow, is the deadline to have everything removed from the property.  This week I went through the stacks of magazines … Continue reading

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General Order Number 11 of 1862

Most of us wince at the mention of generalized bigotry and oppression of minority and ethnic groups within the borders of the United States.  Unfortunately, the history of prejudicial oppression is as old as the Republic, itself.  One of the … Continue reading

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Battle Of Los Angeles

The recent alarming reports of our military conducting drills and battle practice over some U.S. cities reminded me of an account told to me several years ago.  A former co-worker of mine, Eugene, grew up in Los Angeles around the … Continue reading

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Fort Kearny Abandoned

The place most Nebraskans know as Fort Kearny is actually the second location of the fort.  The first fort was constructed in the very southeastern part of Nebraska near Nebraska City as a way station to protect people traveling west.  … Continue reading

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