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Today in History: February 10 1861

On this day in 1861, Jefferson Davis, a former U.S. senator from Mississippi who served as U.S. secretary of war in the 1850s, received word he has been selected president of the new Confederate States of America. Delegates at the Confederacy’s constitutional convention in Montgomery, Alabama chose him for the job. Davis remained president of […]Load more...

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Today In History: April 14 1865

In the Ford Theatre in Washigton, DC, actor John Wilkes Booth fatally shot the President of the United States Abraham Lincoln. The attack came just five days after the American Civil War ended with the surrender of Confederate General Robert E. Lee at Appomattox. Born in a cabin in the woods of Kentucky, Lincoln was […]Load more...