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The First Minnesota Infantry Lost 82% of Their Fighting Strength at the Battle of Gettysburg

The First Minnesota Infantry Regiment was the first group of volunteers received by the Union in response to the South’s assault on Fort Sumter at the start of the American Civil War. After learning of the fort’s attack, Minnesota Governor Alexander Ramsey immediately offered Lincoln 1000 men. But do you know the story of the …

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Monaliza Perez

Why Did Monaliza Perez Get Sentenced to Six Months in Prison?

In the United States, 54% of all gun-related deaths were suicides, 43% were murders and about less than 1% are related to accidents. More Americans died of gun-related injuries in 2020 than in any other year on record. But have you heard about Monaliza Perez’s story and how she accidentally killed her boyfriend? In 2017, …

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