Monthly Archives: July 2015

Evil Doings of the Salmon

In the June 25, 1863 letter from the Rothschild Brothers, they inform Messrs. Ikleheimer, Morton and Vandergould that John Sherman has advised them not to fear: few will be able to understand the financial hocus-pocus of the National Bank Act. … Continue reading

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Evil Salmon Swims in Cabinet

How to pay for the Civil War? This was the problem. In 1862, Ulysses S. Grant’s forces were stationed at Cairo, Illinois. Grant could get no money to pay his soldiers. Grant asked Colonel Dick Taylor to travel to Washington … Continue reading

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Salmon Sleeps With the Fishes

What kind of parents name their son after a fish? Salmon P. Chase was Abraham Lincoln’s Treasury Secretary. He later was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Salmon was the featured face on the $10,000 “Federal Reserve” note. Perhaps it … Continue reading

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Hosanna to Old Abe

At last it is found, in the Gideon Welles diary entry of January 31, 1865: The vote was taken today in the House on the Constitutional Amendment abolishing slavery, which was carried 119 to 56. It is a step towards … Continue reading

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Revisionist Lincoln From Hollywood

Daniel Day Lewis – Incredible Acting Three horrifying shootings have taken place, all of them in the South, in States once part of the Confederacy: Dylann Storm Roof, South Carolina; the Chattanooga shooting of unarmed U.S. Marines, Tennessee; the Lafayette … Continue reading

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Unfinished, Like the Union Itself

“Unfinished, Like the Union Itself.” That was the caption beneath a photo of the dome under construction for the Capitol building in 1861. The caption was in a book published in 1960, Meet Mr. Lincoln (by Richard Hanser & Donald … Continue reading

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List of the Traitors

Dark Union – The Official Documentary About 100 years after Abraham Lincoln’s death, Dr. Ray Neff, a health sciences professor at Indiana State University with a chemistry background, de-ciphered coded messages left by Colonel Lafayette Baker, Union spymaster. An inventory … Continue reading

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