Novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne remained lifelong friends with Pierce. He wrote the glowing biography The Life of Franklin Pierce in support of Pierce's 1852 presidential campaign.[8]

In Today’s Post:

Campaign of 1852 – General Winfield Scott – Václav Havel – Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Executed by the Nazis in 1945 – dumb-down the educational system and poor students with hight I.Qs and talent be damned! is the attitude of NY and Oregon States

Václav Havel

If the main pillar of the [totalitarian] system is living a lie, then it is not surprising that the fundamental threat to it is living the truth. This is why [the truth] must be suppressed more severely than anything else.

Václav Havel

Lieutenant General Winfield Scott

A “military chieftain” ran for the presidency on the Whig ticket in the campaign of 1852 and was defeated by a dark-horse Democrat. Lieutenant General Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was an unsuccessful presidential candidate of the Whig Party in 1852. NOTE 1 Contrast this presidential election with that of 1848. Read about Today’s Featured Image of Nathanial Hawthorne.

Presidential Election of 1848

The election of 1848 [presented a] failure of the two major parties to take a stand on the question of the status of slavery in the territories [and this] gave rise to the Free Soil Party […]

link to Dyer, Brainerd. “Zachary Taylor and the Election of 1848.” Pacific Historical Review, vol. 9, no. 2, University of California Press, 1940, pp. 173–82, https://doi.org/10.2307/3633083.

The Civil War and America’s Romantic Assumptions

When the Civil War began in 1861, Americans shared romantic assumptions about its nature. […] The Young men who flocked to the Union and Confederate armies viewed combat as […] chivalrous, even knightly […] [The expectations were informed by] genteel traditions of a bygone era [and it was expected that campaigns would be conducted with minimal bloodshed]

NOTE 2 link to Smith, Everard H. “Chambersburg: Anatomy of a Confederate Reprisal.” The American Historical Review, vol. 96, no. 2, [Oxford University Press, American Historical Association], 1991, pp. 432–55, https://doi.org/10.2307/2163218.

Democratic Government

The Eastern Bloc Nations’ Subjection to Totalitarianism

The Czech president is the product of a culture whose artists and intellectuals have for fifty years been remarkable for their courageous commitment to democratic government for the sake of the common good.

Note 3 – link to Capps, Walter H. “Interpreting Václav Havel.” CrossCurrents, vol. 47, no. 3, Wiley, 1997, pp. 301–16, http://www.jstor.org/stable/24460551.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer – Executed by the Nazis in 1945

Not in the flight of ideas but only in action is freedom. Make up your mind and come out into the tempest of living.

NOTE 4 – link to Zerner, Ruth. “Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Jews: Thoughts and Actions, 1933-1945.” Jewish Social Studies, vol. 37, no. 3/4, Indiana University Press, 1975, pp. 235–50, http://www.jstor.org/stable/4466892.

Alexander Hamilton Stephens[a] (February 11, 1812 – March 4, 1883) was an American politician who served as the vice president of the Confederate States from 1861 to 1865, and later as the 50th governor of Georgia from 1882 until his death in 1883. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented the state of Georgia in the United States House of Representatives before and after the Civil War prior to becoming governor.

NOTE 5 – Wikipedia contributors. (2021, October 2). Alexander H. Stephens. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 02:04, October 10, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alexander_H._Stephens&oldid=1047669296

Zenas Randall Bliss (April 17, 1835 – January 2, 1900) was an officer and general in the United States Army and a recipient of the Medal of Honor. He formed the first unit of Seminole-Negro Indian Scouts, and his detailed memoirs chronicled life on the Texasfrontier.[1] He was the father of Rhode Island Lieutenant Governor Zenas Work Bliss.

NOTE 6 – Wikipedia contributors. (2021, August 12). Zenas Bliss. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 04:18, October 10, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Zenas_Bliss&oldid=1038342880

Armies of the Confederacy

“[After being replaced] by Major General John Clifford Pemberton as commander of the Confederate Department of South Carolina, Georgia and East Florida [Robert E. Lee] became military advisor to President Jefferson Davis. ” – “On March 13, Davis designated Lee to be in charge of “the conduct of military operations in the armies of the Confederacy.”

NOTE 7 – How Robert E. Lee Lost the Civil War, by Edward H. Bonekemper, III, Sergeant Kirkland’s Press, 248 pages – pg. 36

George Washington Parke Custis (April 30, 1781 – October 10, 1857) was an American plantation owner, antiquarian, author, and playwright. His father John Parke Custis was the stepson of George Washington. He and his sister Eleanor grew up at Mount Vernon and in the Washington presidential household.

NOTE 8 – Wikipedia contributors. (2021, October 3). George Washington Parke Custis. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 05:11, October 10, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=George_Washington_Parke_Custis&oldid=1048037767

Union Army of the Potomac

The Army of the Potomac was the principal Union Army in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War. It was created in July 1861 shortly after the First Battle of Bull Run and was disbanded in June 1865 following the surrender of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in April.

NOTE 9 – Wikipedia contributors. (2021, August 12). Army of the Potomac. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 19:39, October 10, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Army_of_the_Potomac&oldid=1038438853

The Hornets Nest at Shiloh

link to history central DOT com – Bio – US GENERALS – USA Buell DOT html * GENERAL JOHN CARLOS BUELL, USAlink to cleveland civil war round table DOT com – hickenloopers ohio artillery anchors the hornets nest at shiloh

Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

link to Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant English – Penn State University’s Electronic ClassicsBook Id: WPLBN0000674906 – PDF (eBook) – link to pdf

Personal Memoirs of U. S. GrantUlysses S. GrantEnglishPenn State University’s Electronic ClassicsBook Id: WPLBN0000674906PDF (eBook)Subjects: FictionLiterature and historyLiterature & philosophyCollections: LiteratureLawSocial SciencesCultural StudiesHistoryPhilosophyPenn State University’s Electronic Classics Series CollectionClassic Literature CollectionMost Popular Books in ChinaScienceFavorites from the National Library of China

MAPS

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Map of Alexandria County (1878), including what is now Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. Map includes the names of property owners at that time. City boundaries roughly correspond with Old Town.
Map of Alexandria County (1878), including what is now Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. Map includes the names of property owners at that time. City boundaries roughly correspond with Old Town.

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Map of Alexandria County (1878), including what is now Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. Map includes the names of property owners at that time. City boundaries roughly correspond with Old Town.
Map of Alexandria County (1878), including what is now Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. Map includes the names of property owners at that time. City boundaries roughly correspond with Old Town.

Links of Vital Importance

Including: JOE BIDENS WAR ON PARENTS AND ON ACTUAL EDUCATION – Google And YouTube Have Created A Culture Of Censorship – “The truth isn’t good for the authoritarian bottom line.” – styxhexenhammer666

link to Agenda 21 Radio October 8, 2021

link to Rogue News: Hanging with Harley – V & Harley Schlanger

link to Google And YouTube Have Created A Culture Of Censorship

link to Rogue News: V is for Veles – V, Veles & CJ

link to Sun-Tsu Conquers through education/indoctrination – drip drip drop off in revenues

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link to Natural Immunity: an Alternative to Vaccines?, – BY NATHAN WORCESTER October 8, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021

link to JOE BIDENS WAR ON PARENTS AND ON ACTUAL EDUCATION – “The truth isn’t good for the authoritarian bottom line.” – styxhexenhammer666

link to MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS ARE REQUIRED BY LAW TO REPORT TO VAERS! PUT THEM ON NOTICE WITH THIS!

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link to BEIJING BIDEN APPROVAL CRATERS AGAIN (LET’S GO BRANDON!) – cherry-picked aggregate pollsdumb-down the educational system and poor students with hight I.Qs and talent be damned! is the attitude of NY and Oregon States

link to WORLDWIDE SHORTAGES AND SHIPPING PROBLEMS: A SYMPTOM OF COVID-MANIA

About Today’s Featured Image:

By Charles Osgood – Public Domainlink to collections

NOTES

  1. link to union generals DOT org – Meet the Generals – Lieutenant General Winfield Scott – ACCESSED 10-08-2021
  2. link to Smith, Everard H. “Chambersburg: Anatomy of a Confederate Reprisal.” The American Historical Review, vol. 96, no. 2, [Oxford University Press, American Historical Association], 1991, pp. 432–55, https://doi.org/10.2307/2163218.
  3. link to Capps, Walter H. “Interpreting Václav Havel.” CrossCurrents, vol. 47, no. 3, Wiley, 1997, pp. 301–16, http://www.jstor.org/stable/24460551.
  4. link to Zerner, Ruth. “Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Jews: Thoughts and Actions, 1933-1945.” Jewish Social Studies, vol. 37, no. 3/4, Indiana University Press, 1975, pp. 235–50, http://www.jstor.org/stable/4466892.
  5. Wikipedia contributors. (2021, October 1). John C. Pemberton. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 02:06, October 10, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=John_C._Pemberton&oldid=1047561687
  6. Wikipedia contributors. (2021, August 12). Zenas Bliss. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 04:18, October 10, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Zenas_Bliss&oldid=1038342880
  7. How Robert E. Lee Lost the Civil War, by Edward H. Bonekemper, III, Sergeant Kirkland’s Press, 248 pages
  8. Wikipedia contributors. (2021, October 3). George Washington Parke Custis. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 05:11, October 10, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=George_Washington_Parke_Custis&oldid=1048037767
  9. Wikipedia contributors. (2021, August 12). Army of the Potomac. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 19:39, October 10, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Army_of_the_Potomac&oldid=1038438853

link to Dyer, Brainerd. “Zachary Taylor and the Election of 1848.” Pacific Historical Review, vol. 9, no. 2, University of California Press, 1940, pp. 173–82, https://doi.org/10.2307/3633083.

link to BOLLER, PAUL F. “Old Fuss & Feathers and the Fainting General.” Southwest Review, vol. 37, no. 2, Southern Methodist University, 1952, pp. 141–50, http://www.jstor.org/stable/43463775.

link to Paullin, Charles O. “Alexandria County in 1861.” Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C., vol. 28, Historical Society of Washington, D.C., 1926, pp. 107–31, http://www.jstor.org/stable/40067277.

Wikipedia contributors. (2021, September 23). Winfield Scott. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 16:25, October 8, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Winfield_Scott&oldid=1046091808

link to RAPID RESPONSE BIDEN THE ECONOMY SQUANDERER TOMMY – PIGOTT OCT 08, 2021 – link to American Employers Added 194,000 Jobs in September, Far Below Expectations, BY TOM OZIMEK October 8, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021

link to Legan, Marshall Scott. “The Confederate Career of a Union Ram.” Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association, vol. 41, no. 3, Louisiana Historical Association, 2000, pp. 277–300, http://www.jstor.org/stable/4233674.

Wikipedia contributors. (2021, October 8). 1852 United States presidential election. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 17:09, October 8, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1852_United_States_presidential_election&oldid=1048875109

Wikipedia contributors. (2021, October 8). Nathaniel Hawthorne. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 17:34, October 8, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Nathaniel_Hawthorne&oldid=1048791672

Wikipedia contributors. (2021, September 30). Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21:35, October 8, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Aleksandr_Solzhenitsyn&oldid=1047281380

Wikipedia contributors. (2021, October 6). Václav Havel. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21:37, October 8, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=V%C3%A1clav_Havel&oldid=1048513311

Wikipedia contributors. (2021, September 2). List of cities and counties in Virginia. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 17:08, October 9, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_cities_and_counties_in_Virginia&oldid=1041915732

Map of Alexandria County (1878), including what is now Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. Map includes the names of property owners at that time. City boundaries roughly correspond with Old Town.

link to Egan, Robert S. “Thoughts and Speculations on the Conversion of USS ‘Merrimack’ into CSS ‘Virginia.’” Warship International, vol. 42, no. 4, International Naval Research Organization, 2005, pp. 362–414, http://www.jstor.org/stable/44893326.

link to Novello, Henry L. “Death As Privilege.” Gregorianum, vol. 84, no. 4, GBPress- Gregorian Biblical Press, 2003, pp. 779–827, http://www.jstor.org/stable/23581396.

link to CROGHAN, KATIE. “ZACHARY TAYLOR.” On Point, vol. 15, no. 2, Army Historical Foundation, 2009, pp. 18–20, http://www.jstor.org/stable/26360340.

link to Rabun, James Z. “Alexander H. Stephens and Jefferson Davis.” The American Historical Review, vol. 58, no. 2, [Oxford University Press, American Historical Association], 1953, pp. 290–321, https://doi.org/10.2307/1842193.

Wikipedia contributors. (2021, October 2). Alexander H. Stephens. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 02:04, October 10, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alexander_H._Stephens&oldid=1047669296

Wikipedia contributors. (2021, October 5). Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 04:09, October 10, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tenth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution&oldid=1048432083

link to Bliss, Zenas R., et al. “San Antonio and the Secessionists, 1861—1862: From the Reminiscences of Maj. Gen. Zenas R. Bliss.” The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, vol. 110, no. 1, Texas State Historical Association, 2006, pp. 68–108, http://www.jstor.org/stable/40495645.

link to Robert E. L. deButts, Jr. “Mary Custis Lee’s ‘Reminiscences of the War.’” The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, vol. 109, no. 3, Virginia Historical Society, 2001, pp. 301–25, http://www.jstor.org/stable/4249932.

Wikipedia contributors. (2021, September 20). Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 04:57, October 10, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lucius_Quinctius_Cincinnatus&oldid=1045418426

link to Keithly, David M. “Intelligence Sesquicentennial: Testament of Bleeding War.” Journal of Strategic Security, vol. 8, no. 3, University of South Florida Board of Trustees, 2015, pp. 53–66, http://www.jstor.org/stable/26465245.

link to history central DOT com – Bio – UGENS – USA Buell DOT html * GENERAL JOHN CARLOS BUELL, USAlink to cleveland civil war round table DOT com – hickenloopers ohio artillery anchors the hornets nest at shiloh

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