Category: History

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Embattled Banner: The true history of the Confederate flag

BY JOHN M. COSKI7/9/2015 • CIVIL WAR TIMES IF you are a regular reader of Civil War Times, the Confederate battle flag is a familiar part of your world. The symbolism of the flag is simple and straightforward: It represents the Confederate side in the war that you enjoy studying. More than likely, your knowledge…
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J.U.N.K. Trip 6023 – Silver Peak

Kick em. Julia’s Unequivocal Nevada Klampout #39 Silver Peak clamper year 6023 Brought to you by Julia C. Bulette Chapter 1864, E Clampus Vitus Envisioned by Noble Grand Humbug Dr. Don Asher Scribbled by Jeffrey D. Johnson XNGH, Clamphistorian at Chapter 1864 Dedicated to Fannie Gore Hazlett and Geno Oliver in general 2018 c.e. Esmeralda…
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Remembering Reno’s Lost Patients

Submitted by Travis Stransky In a forgotten corner between the cities of Reno and Sparks lies a piece of land incased in a wrought iron fence along 21st street. Within the fence there stands an eight foot obelisk comprising of four plaques on each side, listing the names of 767 patients who were buried at…
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Fannie Gore Hazlett – In the Span of One Lifetime

The following text will be etched onto a plaque and sometime in 2018 will be placed in the Eldorado Canyon pine nut wood ranch where Fannie Gore Hazlett lived during the Comstock era. –Metric In 1862 Fannie Gore, age 24, a single woman, camped where the Dayton Depot now stands, on her way West. She traveled…
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Julia’s Unequivocal Nevada Klampout #37 – COMSTOCK

Julia’s Unequivocal Nevada Klampout #37 – COMSTOCK Clamper Year 6021 B St. looking South towards the Courthouse from the front of the ECV Hall. That is the International Hotel at the corner of Union and B, across from Piper’s Researched and interpreted by Envisioned by Noble Grand Humbug Kevin Breckinridge Long Valley section by Jeffrey D.…
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Julia’s Grave: History Or Myth?

Julia’s Grave: History Or Myth? By Johnny Gunn When one works toward enlarging an historical record, the word provenance is the key. What it means is proof. You say the such and such happened at this particular place at this particular time, and then you produce your source that cannot be questioned. Regarding Julia’s grave,…
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Julia’s Unequivocal Nevada Klampout (JUNK) 6023

Silver Peak, Nevada August 17-18-19, 2018 Preliminary Possible Planned Theory of the Potential Days of JUNK (details will change!) Special invitation to all riders: This will be a motorcycle friendly event. We are inviting all riders to come in on their steeds, and we’ll try to arrange a pickup or two to carry your heavier…
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NEVADA STATE CAPITOL

Presented by Gene “Dickhead” Duncker, PXP In 1858, Abraham Curry bought Eagle Valley Station Ranch and names it Carson City. He began to lay-out the plans for development, setting aside a four acre plaza in the center for the anticipated State Capitol. It was pretty farsighted of him, considering we weren’t even a territory in…
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Philip Deidesheimer – Father of the Square Set — by Johnny Gunn

As an organization dedicated to the preservation of mining history in the west, we couldn’t be in a better place. The history of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode could keep an historian busy writing for ten years or more. Mining engineers around the world are taught techniques that were developed here because of the…
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Julia’s Jarbidge Junk Book

Julia’s Unequivocal Nevada Klampout #35 JARBIDGE clamper year 6019 Brought to you by Julia C. Bulette chapter 1864, E Clampus Vitus Researched and interpreted by Jeffrey D. Johnson XNGH, Clamphistorian at chapter 1864 Envisioned by Noble Grand Humbug Bob Stransky Junk Auctioneer, Brett “Shortround” Stockwell Dedicated to Young Golddigging Widders and Old Orphans 2014 c.e.…
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