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  • Rare Footage of Civil War Veterans Doing the Rebel Yell

    08/18/2017 9:44:06 AM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    Smithsonian Magazine ^ | Published on Oct 28, 2011 | Smithsonian Magazine
    Rare Footage of Civil War Veterans Doing the Rebel Yell In this exclusive clip from the 1930s, Confederate veterans step up to the mic and let out their version of the fearsome rallying cry.
  • How to Spell the Rebel Yell

    09/19/2014 7:00:00 AM PDT · by condi2008 · 11 replies
    Longreads ^ | 09/11/2014 | Elena Passarello
    First Manassas. In the 90-degree heat, the Union fords Bull Run and then busts through line after line of Confederate troops, aiming for the railroad to Richmond. Under the grassy shield of Henry House Hill’s western slope, the Confederates scramble for reinforcements. Somebody overhears General Bee comparing Colonel Jackson to a “stone wall.” This either compliments Jackson’s steadfastness or jeers the corporal’s languor. No one will ever know for certain, since Bee is shot dead shortly after the quip leaves his lips.
  • What Did the Rebel Yell Sound Like?

    08/09/2012 6:13:36 PM PDT · by One Name · 131 replies ^ | film footage from 1935-8? | Unknown (Library of Congress Archives)
    Video from the Smithsonian of what must be octogenarian Confederate veterans calling up the past.
  • Party in Strömstad in progress (Drunken Norwegians invade Sweden...with Confederate flags)

    04/01/2010 3:36:09 PM PDT · by Dagnabitt · 42 replies · 1,195+ views
    NRK ^ | April 1, 2010 | Espen Torgersen
    NRK (Norwegian National Broadcasting)Party in Strömstad UnderwayThe annual Easter break pilgrimage of thousands of young Norwegians to the Swedish border city is in full swing, with thousands descending upon their neighbors, attracted by cheaper alcohol and the party atmosphere. As in years past, scores have ended up in Swedish jail.
  • Remembering the Gettysburg Reunion of 1913

    07/21/2009 5:35:10 PM PDT · by BigReb555 · 31 replies · 912+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | July 21, 2009 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    The story of the Battle of Gettysburg and 50th Anniversary Reunion would make for a heart-warming and touching TV Historic mini-series or Hollywood movie.
  • Nationalization and Knowing What to Do (CNBC Video: Obama Indecisive aka Clueless in DC Alert!)

    02/24/2009 4:30:45 AM PST · by longtermmemmory · 6 replies · 722+ views ^ | 2/24/2009 | Richard Steinberg and Robert Brusca
    The government should address the financial crisis instead of nationalizing banks like Citigroup because of the ripple effect that will occur and now is the time to take serious action to solve the financial crisis, with Richard Steinberg, Global Asset Management; with Robert Brusca, Fact and Opinion Economics. GO TO TIME POINT 3:42!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The democrats did not inherit barney frank, the democrats did not inherit christopher dodd!!! OUCH! that is going to leave a mark. Becky Quick did the intervew and she is her usual useless self. Water carrying for the administration. Of course Joe Kernana rushes in so...
  • Howard Dean Video on CNBC addressing Rebel Yell (Dean Scream becomes Dean Squirm)

    02/20/2009 3:51:41 PM PST · by longtermmemmory · 7 replies · 773+ views
  • You Can Still Hear The Rebel Yell

    12/22/2008 4:43:29 AM PST · by Davy Buck · 29 replies · 1,421+ views
    I recall reading that a Union soldier, observing his comrades fleeing in wide-eyed panic from the "rebel yell" at Chancellorsville said his former unit resembled "close-packed ranks rushing like legions of the damned."
  • 03/01/07 - DJIA Falls +150 in Early morning trading

    03/01/2007 6:44:27 AM PST · by Perdogg · 20 replies · 783+ views
    NYSE ^ | 03.01.07 | Perdogg
    Another market ride today.
  • George Washington's Restored Distillery at Mount Vernon Dedicated by Prince Andrew

    09/27/2006 7:22:39 PM PDT · by george76 · 53 replies · 2,407+ views
    Yahoo ^ | Sep 27 | Frank Coleman
    His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew, the Duke of York today joined public officials and leaders of the Scottish and American spirits industry at Historic Mount Vernon to celebrate the official dedication of the restored George Washington's Distillery. The Duke, who cut the ribbon at the event, was celebrating the close Scottish-U.S. ties and paying tribute to Scotland's connection to George Washington's distillery. He noted that it was George Washington's Scottish farm manager, James Anderson, who convinced Washington in 1797 that distilling whiskey would be a lucrative business venture and a good use of the excess grain from the nearby gristmill....
  • Historian Seeks to Re-create Legendary Rebel Yell

    07/01/2005 8:55:40 AM PDT · by Incorrigible · 57 replies · 1,902+ views
    Newhouse News ^ | July 1, 2005 | Dru Sefton
    Alabama artist Roberta Wesley hoped to capture the intensity of the legendary Confederate battle cry in her painting "Rebel Yell." (Courtesy of Roberta Wesley) Historian Seeks to Re-create Legendary Rebel Yell BY DRU SEFTON  The rebel yell, a legend of the Confederacy, endures today in racehorse names, song titles and Rebel Yell Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. But actual recordings of the piercing battle cry, which terrified countless Union troops during the Civil War, are extremely rare.Now a Civil War historian working with a sound engineer has multiplied a yell to re-create the hideous cacophony Union soldiers faced in battles...
  • Rebel Yell Captured - Fiendish Effect Discounted

    06/28/2005 6:51:41 PM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 79 replies · 6,114+ views
    emediawire ^ | June 28, 2005 | PRWeb
    Civil War mystery may be solved by modern technology. (PRWEB) June 28, 2005 -- One of the mysteries of American Civil War lore may have finally been solved. The famous rebel yell, long known to have an unnerving effect on Union soldiers in the American Civil War, has just been examined by the History Publishing Company. Using as its core base, the only known yell by a living Confederate soldier recorded early in the Twentieth Century, History Publishing Company, through the use of sound technology, has emulated the sound of a company of soldiers charging a Union line. “The effect...
  • Police Release 911 Tapes Of Woman Who Killed Intruder (Armed Citizen)

    06/01/2005 6:47:03 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 63 replies · 1,792+ views ^ | May 31, 2005
    INDIALANTIC, Fla. -- Investigators released the name Tuesday of a man shot while breaking into the home of a Brevard County woman over the weekend. They are praising the actions of the woman, who was able to find her gun in the dark and defend herself, WESH 2 News reported. Investigators said Jason Preston, 33, made so much noise breaking into the home, he not only woke up the owner, but also a next-door neighbor. Widow Judith Kuntz, 64, lives alone. She said she heard and saw the man holding a flashlight come to her bedroom door in the darkened...