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Think you know your history? Try and answer this question without Googling!

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Brilliant and eccentric, Stonewall Jackson’s tactics were to ‘mystify, mislead, and surprise.’

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Benjamin Franklin Butler was an important, but now long-forgotten figure both before and after the Civil War.

Battlefield Daily Almanac: October 20, 2014

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The U.S. Army hit the beaches of Leyte Island in the Philippines on this date 70 years ago, October 20, 1944, in America’s effort to liberate the nation from three years of Japanese rule. The Battle of Leyte, led by Gen. Douglas MacArthur (shown above in the shades and cap), resulted in a decisive Allied victory.

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Freemasonry and the Building of America

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Purported ‘terrorists,’ the Molly Maguires—if they existed at all—were real-life victims of the prejudice they hoped to escape.