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Robert E Lee rode his mount over 40 miles a day, on rough roads and in battle; and his quick Pace and eager spirit covered so much ground that Lee re-named him "Traveller" Confederate Monuments, Confederate States Of America, Confederate Statues, American Civil War, American History, General Robert E Lee, Einstein, Southern Heritage, Southern Charm

On Memorial Day, Let's honor a War Horse Veteran: Traveller. A difficult horse but Robert E. Lee loved him and made him famous.

Robert E Lee rode his mount over 40 miles a day, on rough roads and in battle; and his quick Pace and eager spirit covered so much ground that Lee re-named him "Traveller"

CDV, c. people at the grave of Gen. (Stonewall) Jackson, Lexington, Virginia, Notice that most of the woman are wearing flat straw hats and light colored dresses because it was hot. Us History, History Museum, American Civil War, American History, Stonewall Jackson, Confederate States Of America, Civil War Photos, Interesting History, Old Photos

Historical Indulgences

ca. 1864-65, [carte de visite of mourners at grave of Gen. T.J. (Stonewall) Jackson. Lexington, VA]

ever notice the states with the strictest gun control laws always seem to have the highest violent crime rate? im sure its just a coincidence though Gun Quotes, Pro Gun, Bill Of Rights, Gun Rights, Violent Crime, Conservative Politics, Gun Control, 2nd Amendment, The Victim

Gun Violence Falls in VA, Firearm Sales Up

This represents and protects the second amendment. it does this because it is telling you that just because more people have guns, doesnt mean the people use them for bad things. the people get the guns to defend themselves from the people who DO the bad things. not just people who do crimes, people or other country's, or maybe even our own government.

The coast that General Stonewall Jackson was wearing when being shot by his own sentries displayed in the The Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond, VA. Omg Schoenfeld Kirk I almost cried. Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, Southern Heritage, Southern Men, Stonewall Jackson, Civil War Photos, Military History, Civilization, American History

Richmond Photos - Featured Images of Richmond, VA

The under coat that General Stonewall Jackson was wearing when being shot by his own sentries displayed in the The Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond, VA.

Robert E Lee's burial site at Washington and Lee University in Lexington VA---his faithful horse, Traveler, is also buried there--right outside this chapel.ever near his General Lee. Confederate Monuments, Confederate States Of America, American Civil War, American History, Washington And Lee University, Robert E Lee, Virginia History, Southern Heritage, Civil War Photos

Virginia Photos - Featured Images of Virginia, United States

Virginia pictures: Check out Tripadvisor members' 898 candid photos and videos of landmarks, hotels, and attractions in Virginia.

Settlement of Jamestown. one page description of all the main points to know for Jamestown Study History, History Facts, World History, Family History, History Timeline, History Posters, History Photos, Local History, History Museum

Jamestown

FABULOUS one page description of all the main points to know for Jamestown Colony

William Mack Lee - Body Servant of General Robert E. He stayed with General Lee throughout the war and until the day Lee died in Mack said of. Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, Confederate Flag, Southern Heritage, Southern Pride, Vietnam, Civil War Photos, Historical Pictures, African American History

Dixie Rose Relief Society

William Mack Lee - Body Servant of General Robert E. Lee. He stayed with General Lee throughout the war and until the day Lee died in 1870. Mack said of General Lee after his death "I was raised by one of the greatest men in the world. There was never one born of a woman greater than General Robert E. Lee, according to my judgment. All of his servants were set free ten years before the war, but all remained on the plantation until after the surrender."

Audie Murphy died in Plane Crash Brushy Mountains, Virginia on Newspaper: Newspaper Front Pages, Newspaper Article, Old Newspaper, History Facts, World History, World War Ii, Kingston, Virginia, Newspaper Headlines

Tragic Hollywood; Beautiful, Glamorous, And Dead

Sad Headlines for Audie Murphy, dead at 45 in a plane crash

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Origins of Richmond SA-39 | Marker History

Origins of Richmond - There was "no place so strong, so pleasant, and delightful in Virginia, for which we called it None-such." So wrote Captain John Smith about the site he chose in 1609 when he established the first English settlement near the falls of the James River. It stood a few miles south until 1610. William Byrd I founded the second settlement when he patented land here in 1676. He soon built a fortified community, trading post, and warehouses just across the river near the mouth…

Just watched an excellent movie about this battle called "The Field of Lost Shoes" about sending the VMI cadets into battle and distinguishing themselves. Came out in If you like Civil War history it's a must. Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, Battle Of New Market, Virginia History, Union Army, Virginia Is For Lovers, Old Dominion, Civilization, American History

The 1st Virginia Infantry at the Battle of New Market

The 1st Virginia Infantry at the Battle of New Market #virginia #civilwar #history