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GENERAL Robert E Lee, CSA - History

GENERAL Robert E Lee, CSA - History

BORN: 1807 in Westmoreland City, VA.DIED: 1870 in Lexington, VA.CAMPAIGNS: Seven Days, Second Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Court House, North Anna, Cold Harbor, Richmond, Petersburg and Appomattox.HIGHEST RANK ACHIEVED: GeneralLee, Robert Edward (1807-1870) Confederate General: Robert Edward Lee was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, on January 19, 1807.

Temple of Saturn, Roman Forum

Temple of Saturn, Roman Forum

The 4th century Temple of Saturn in the Roman Forum of Rome. Once housing a cult statue of Saturn it was the focal point of the annual Saturnalia celebrations every December and housed the city's treasury...

Is Stonehenge a Prehistoric Ancestor of the Flatpack Furniture?

Is Stonehenge a Prehistoric Ancestor of the Flatpack Furniture?

Researchers believe that before Stonehenge appeared in England, it once stood as a Welsh tomb and had a special meaning to the people who decided to transport it to their new settlement.According to t

Ernest Hemingway is born

Ernest Hemingway is born

On July 21, 1899, Ernest Miller Hemingway, author of such novels as “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and “The Old Man and the Sea,” is born in Oak Park, Illinois. The influential American literary icon became known for his straightforward prose and use of understatement. Hemingway, who tackled topics such as bullfighting and war in his work, also became famous for his own macho, hard-drinking persona.

The Father of Modern Libraries Was a Serial Sexual Harasser

The Father of Modern Libraries Was a Serial Sexual Harasser

Adelaide Hasse was used to professional challenges. As a young woman, she struggled to be taken seriously by mostly male executive boards. She created a groundbreaking new way to classify government documents—and was disappointed when a male colleague claimed the credit. But armed with a new job at the New York Public Library, a better salary, and an ambitious new project, she finally felt optimistic about her career.

Centralization of Money

Centralization of Money

In 1838, U.S. Mint branches were opened across the country to fulfill the need for a centralized system of monetary exchange.