Civil War

Go West With Buffalo Bill and the Wild West Shows!

Hello everyone! Well, I’ve been at camp, so I haven’t been able to post too regularly this week, but ran across a facinating topic on Buffalo Bill tonight and thought you might be interested. (1) Like that picture?  When someone says “The West”, that is what I picture in my mind.  William Frederick Cody, aka: … Continue reading »

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Fake Money and Hot Lead: The Historical Secret Service Origins

From the 1800’s through today, the United Secret Service continues it’s mission of protecting the President as well as investigating all sorts of financial fraud such as counterfeiting. Although it’s best known for the protection aspect, the other mission of the Secret Service is just as vital. In today’s post, we’ll talk about the origins, … Continue reading »

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