Man who saved the South said it was God's doing

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1560975" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Washington Carver[/caption] George Washington Carver was born a slave during the Civil War, possibly in 1865, but there are no records. Within a more…

George Washington hailed as 'American Joshua'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1551545" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Washington depicted atop Monument to the Battle of Princeton[/caption] Frederick the Great of Prussia called these 10 days "the most brilliant in the more…

Revolution's famed flag-maker born this date

by Bill Federer -- A three-cent stamp honoring Betsy Ross was issued in Philadelphia, Jan. 2, 1952, commemorating the 200th anniversary of her birth. Born a day earlier, Jan. 1, 1752, to more…