Sunday, April 20, 2008

Rosecrans door

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Headless Dog

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Sunday, April 13, 2008

The Green-Wood Chapel

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Lieutenant Henry B. Hidden (1839-1862)

"Killed at Sangster's station, Virginia, March 9, 1862, at the age of twenty three years, in a gallant and successful charge with 14 dragoons upon 150 rebel infantry."

The charge as depicted in Frank Leslie's The Soldier of Our Civil War (1893):

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Saturday, April 12, 2008

Seaman (1961-?)

"Faithful To Man"
22 Starts, 8 Wins, Career Earnings: $68,630

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Friday, April 11, 2008


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Saturday, April 05, 2008

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Peter F. Dailey (1861-1908)

“Inimitable Peter! Born comedian, the quickest‐witted man that ever used grease paint; splendid voice; an acrobat and agile dancer despite his two hundred and fifty pounds; no performance ever the same; needing neither lines nor business, but only to be given the stage.”
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William H. "Boss" Tweed (1823-1871)

Tweed's downfall came when one of his cronies, dissatisfied with his share, gave the The York Times evidence of embezzlement. The newspaper was reportedly offered $5 million to not publish the evidence. In a subsequent interview, Tweed's only reply was, "Well, what are you going to do about it?"

Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791-1872)


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Cherry Humble & William Pittbladdo

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