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Sleuths trace fate of 1st black male slave freed by Lincoln

...following the election of Lincoln as president.Costley was wounded during the war, and after Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered in April 1865, Costley's regiment was dispatched to Galveston, Texas. Adams said he may have witnessed...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-19/sleuths-trace-fate-1st-black-male-sla
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To rename or not? Reconsidering honors for racists

...of Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis and New York City's General Lee Avenue in Brooklyn, named after Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. In Helena, Montana, officials will meet Wednesday to discuss whether anything should be done with a downtown memorial...

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Events observe 150 years since Civil War's unofficial end

...long enough to have died a free woman.This new historical narrative has made Reynolds, along with Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and Union Gen. Ulysses Grant, one of the central figures in commemorative activities marking Lee's surrender at...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-09/events-observe-150-years-civil-wars-u
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My Turn: Gore and Bush could take a lesson from Grant, Lee

In 1865, when Gen. U.S. Grant was hard onto the heels of determined but beaten Confederate soldiers, Gen. Robert E. Lee realized he must surrender or witness the devastation of his men. So Lee met Grant at the Appomattox Court House and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111200/Ope_myturn.html
Opinion
Stick with the facts

...appears we have appointed our worst generals to command forces, and our most gifted and brilliant to edit newspapers," Robert E. Lee, 1863. Sound off on the important issues at To paraphrase Lee, we appear to have appointed our most incompetent...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050807/opi_20070508017.shtml
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This Day in History

...federal agents in Chicago. In 1975, U.S. Congress voted to restore the American citizenship of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. In the world In 1946, Jewish terrorists blew up a wing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, killing 90 people...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072203/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

...000-gallon oil spill at the Louisiana-Pacific pulp mill at Ward Cove in Ketchikan. In the nation In 1865, Gen. Robert E. Lee was named General-in-Chief of all the Confederate armies. In 1934, President Franklin Roosevelt devalued the...

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This Day in History

...from the Yukon River to Key West Florida, in support of Alaska wilderness. In the nation In 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in Virginia. In 1939, singer Marian...

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This Day in History

...rolled, pinning her to the floor for 11 hours, received $150,000 from the manufacturer. In the nation In 1807, Robert E. Lee, the commander-in-chief of the Confederate armies, was born in Stratford, Va. In 1809, author Edgar Allan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011905/loc_20050119013.shtml
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This Day in History

...rolled, pinning her to the floor for 11 hours, received $150,000 from the manufacturer. In the Nation In 1807, Robert E. Lee, the commander-in-chief of the Confederate armies, was born in Stratford, Va. In 1809, author Edgar Allan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011903/loc_history.shtml
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