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Supporting WWII: Savings Bonds

A look at one of the mini-seminars to be taught by Carlton "Fred" Schwan at the 45th Summer Seminar.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

Zachary Taylor, a Mexican-American War icon

Zachary Taylor became an important figure in the Mexican-American war. His Battle of Buena Vista gained him wide-spread fame and the city of New Orleans awarded Taylor a medal to commemorate both his Mexican-American War victories and the Battle of Buena Vista.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

Philip Sheridan: A lost war hero of the Civil War

Many historic figures are often forgotten from the Civil War era. One of them is Gen. Philip Sheridan, who pursued Robert E. Lee's Confederate forces and eventually forced him to surrender.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

Confederate coinage: The story of four unique coins struck at the New Orleans Mint

In 1861, the New Orleans Mint produced half-dollar coinage for three separate governments. One of those governments included the Confederate States of America, which produced four coins.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

A renaissance of beautiful U.S. coinage

The renaissance of U.S. coinage era sculpted some of the most beautiful U.S. coins in history. Of that era the Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle was created, which still is considered the most beautiful U.S. coin to ever be created.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

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