WHY GENERAL SHERMAN’S NAME IS DETESTED. BY COL. W. D. PICKETT, LEXINGTON, KY. I desire to supplement the article in the July VETERAN with the above title by answers to criticisms made and doubts cast upon the charges therein. As to the charge that at the burning of the large cotton mills at Roswell, Ga., […]
The Velocity Channel is carrying live Felix Baumgartner’s record-breaking free fall from the stratosphere. The daredevil Austrian is presently being lofted by a weather balloon to 120,000 (~23 miles) feet above the New Mexico desert, from which distance he will jump from the specially-designed capsule and free fall 115,000 feet, breaking the sound barrier in the process.