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2013-05-09 23:22:56

Collection from The New-York Historical Society Chronicles All Aspects of the American Civil War Through Invaluable Primary Resources IPSWICH, Mass./BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 EBSCO introduces Civil War Primary Source Documents, a comprehensive collection of primary source materials chronicling various aspects of the American Civil War. Drawn from the holdings of the New-York Historical Society, the collection captures various accounts of the Civil War as it was experienced on...

2008-07-06 15:00:28

Racine library pays tribute to Hamilton Racine -- "Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made Modern America" - - a traveling exhibit that tells the story of his rise to George Washington's war time aide and later to Washington's Secretary of the Treasury -- opens Wednesday at the Racine Public Library and continues through Aug. 8. The exhibit -- organized by the New York Historical Society, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the American Library Association -- has been made...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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