Running across History

Taking in Nuggets of Information confederacy war memorial at arlington national cemetery

A monument to the soldiers of the Confederacy in Arlington National Cemetery. A visitor might marvel at its size given the cause for which the soldiers were fighting.
Photo credit: L, Tripoli

Traveling back in time: On Feb. 22, 1862, Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as president of the Confederate States of America. It’s interesting to see where mementoes of the Civil War remain.

A remnant of the Battle of Yorktown in Virginia

A reminder of the Battle of Yorktown on the Chicago Tribune building in Chicago
Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

—Lori Tripoli

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