Monthly Archives: January 2013

105th Anniversary of my Grandfather’s Birth!

Today marks the 105th anniversary of the birth of my Grandfather John Prouty Pepper (1908-2008). Grandpa Pepper was born at home in the Sunnyside neighborhood near Barnard, in Lincoln County, Kansas, on 24 January 1908, and “according to the United … Continue reading

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American Revolution Prisoners of War

I just learned from a podcast today that there were probably, four to one, more America Revolutionary soldiers that died from horrible conditions, while as prisoners, either in a building or on a British ship, than killed from battle wounds! … Continue reading

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The Abolitionists

I just finished watching the first episode of The Abolitionists on PBS. It was really interesting, and I learned quite a bit about the earliest movers and shakers in the effort to abolish slavery starting in 1820’s New England. I … Continue reading

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