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...New York's Hudson River on its successful round-trip to Albany. In 1863, Federal batteries and ships bombarded Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor during the Civil War. In 1969, 248 people were killed as Hurricane "Camille" slammed into the...

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This Day in History

...New York's Hudson River on its successful annular trip to Albany. In 1863, federal batteries and ships bombarded Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor during the Civil War. In 1915, a mob in Cobb County, Ga., lynched Jewish businessman Leo Frank...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081705/sta_20050817022.shtml
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This Day in History

...New York's Hudson River on its successful round-trip to Albany. In 1863, federal batteries and ships bombarded Fort Sumter in Charleston, S.C., harbor during the Civil War. In 1915, a mob in Cobb County, Ga., lynched Jewish businessman...

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This Day in History

...on its successful round-trip between New York and Albany. In 1863, federal batteries and ships began bombarding Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor during the Civil War, but the Confederates managed to hold on despite several days of pounding...

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This Day in History

...the nation In 1850, the city of San Francisco was incorporated. In 1861, three days after the Confederate attack on Fort Sumter, S.C., President Abraham Lincoln declared a state of insurrection and called out Union troops. In 1865, President...

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This Day in History

...seceded from the Union. In 1861, the Star of the West, a merchant vessel bringing reinforcements to Federal troops at Fort Sumter, S.C., retreated after being fired on by a battery in the harbor. In 1972, reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010907/sta_20070109016.shtml
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Alaska editorial: Here we go again: Opponents of opening ANWR renew push to block oil drilling

...that would give it the same type of protection as that given to the birthplace in Virginia of George Washington and to Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War rang out. It's amazing what an election shakeup can do. And that's precisely...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112610/opi_741884010.shtml
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Re-enactments a link to history

FORT SUMTER NATIONAL MONUMENT, S.C. - For thousands...Confederate artillery barrage on Union-held Fort Sumter can't wait to help others understand...surrounding the April 12, 1861 attack on Fort Sumter, the first shots of the war. Organizers...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-04-09/re-enactments-link-history
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Regionalism: United we stand?

...was actually about. It offers a much clearer explanation for the geographical alignments on the eve of the attack on Fort Sumter, when only one part of the future Confederacy had seceded and only one slice of the Union was willing to take up arms...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-02-13/regionalism-united-we-stand
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This day in History

...Native Youth Olympics in Anchorage. In the nation In 1861, the American Civil War began as Confederate forces fired on Fort Sumter in South Carolina. In 1862, Union volunteers led by James J. Andrews stole a Confederate train near Marietta, Ga...

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