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Linn County Leader - Brookfield, MO
  • Morning Minutes, July 3

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  • July 3
    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    timorous TIM-uhr-uhs adjective; Full of apprehensiveness; fearful. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day: Civil War Trust, Gettysburg
    http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/gettysburg.html
    A detailed look at the battle that marked the high-water mark of the Confederate States of America and turned the tide of the war in favor of the Union.
    Number to Know
    272: Number of words in the Gettysburg Address given by President Abraham Lincoln when he dedicated the National Cemetery on that battlefield in November 1863.
    This Day in History
    July 3, 1863: The Battle of Gettysburg ends with a Union victory over Confederate forces, marking the turning point in the American Civil.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Tom Cruise, American actor and producer, 52.
    Daily Quote
    “Nothing ends nicely, that’s why it ends.” — Tom Cruise
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