Saturday, December 25, 2010

Town Of One Million Swallowed By The Earth





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Vicksburg Confederate Lapel Pin $3.95






Day By Day Merry Christmas!

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Walkers:)

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Via Cousin Bill

Civil War (Sic) Message Opened, Decoded: No Help Coming

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A glass vial stopped with a cork during the Civil War has been opened, revealing a coded message to the desperate Confederate commander in Vicksburg on the day the Mississippi city fell to Union forces 147 years ago."

Via Anne, Bellegrove
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Civil War (Sic) Message Opened, Decoded: No Help Coming

A Wonderful New Christmas Song/Video!



Via Cousin John

Santa Claus In Vietnam 1968


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Santa Claus In Vietnam 1968

Battle Hymn Of The Republic — Mark Twain Version

Mine eyes have seen the orgy of the Launching of the Sword
He is searching out the hoardings where the stranger’s wealth is stored;
He hath loosed his fateful lightnings and with woe and death has scored;
His lust is marching on.

I have seen him in the watch-fires of a hundred circling camps;
They have builded him an altar in the Eastern dews and damps;
I have read his doomful mission by the dim and flaring lamps;
His night is marching on! I have read his bandit gospel writ in burnished rows of steel:
“As ye deal with my pretensions, so with you my wrath shall deal; Let the faithless son of Freedom crush the patriot with his heel;
Lo, Greed is marching on!”

We have legalized the strumpet and are guarding her retreat;
Greed is seeking out commercial souls before his judgement seat;
O, be swift, ye clods, to answer him! Be jubilant my feet!
Our god is marching on.

In a sordid slime harmonious Greed was born in yonder ditch,
With a longing in his bosom — and for others’ goods an itch.
As Christ died to make men holy, let men die to make us rich –Our god is marching on.”
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Battle Hymn Of The Republic — Mark Twain Version