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In the year 1621, the Plymouth colonists sat down to their first meal with the Wampanoag Indians. While the two groups had major differences, they had something in common that day — a bountiful harvest to be thankful for.

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OAKLAND — For Cpl. Archie Napier, a Union soldier with the 69th New York, war is a tough business and doesn’t pay well. For his month’s wages Saturday, he received $14 and had to pay a dollar and a quarter of it to the laundress at camp.

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OAKLAND — Abraham Lincoln, or his modern-day look alike, rode into Oakland Saturday on a stage coach. He paused to give a short speech about what it meant to live in a free country.

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OAKLAND — Sutherlin High School students and others around the county are about to get a close-up look at the Civil War.

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The Roseburg Antique and Collectible Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds this weekend is more than a place to buy and sell vintage items: it’s a place to experience history.