Archive for October, 2015

The Charleston Mail Crisis of 1835

October 21, 2015 with No Comments and Posted in Civil War by

http://www.thiscruelwar.com/2015/10/19/extreme-remedies-and-the-charleston-mail-crisis-of-1835/

The Myth of Mother Teresa’s Christian Heroism

October 14, 2015 with No Comments and Posted in European Other by

http://www.challies.com/articles/the-myth-of-mother-teresa?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=socialnetwork

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October 13, 2015 with No Comments and Posted in News by

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The Only Active US Navy Ship to Sink an Enemy is 218 Years Old

October 8, 2015 with No Comments and Posted in War of 1812 by

The USS Constitution

The USS Constitution. Source

With the retirement of the USS Simpson, the two century old USS Constitution, is the only active US Navy ship to have sunk an enemy vessel. “Old Ironsides” sank several pirate ships in the First Barbary War and six British vessels in the War of 1812.

How the Confederate Battle Flag was Designed

October 5, 2015 with No Comments and Posted in Civil War by

http://www.thiscruelwar.com/2015/10/05/the-politically-correct-origins-of-the-confederate-battle-flag/