Third Annual ECW Symposium Admission
- “Five Days of Awful Fighting”: A Brief Summary of the Cavalry Operations at Cold Harbor
- Lunsford Lindsay Lomax or Lindsay Lunsford Lomax?
- Penn Yan, NY, Cemetery Yields Old Acquaintance
- 3 Days Left To Register For CA Civil War Conference!
- A Word on Behalf of Preservation from the Banks of the North Anna
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Monthly Archives: August 2012
Yesterday’s post, “WeedPAC & the FOS,” introduced the players in the events of the 1860 Republican National Convention in Chicago. Each man, in his own way, worked to elect Abraham Lincoln, but it was by no means an easy task. … Continue reading
Lincoln’s greatest challenge in Chicago was the U. S. senator from New York, William Seward. Experienced, and well financed by the nascent “machine” of Thurlow Weed, the leading New York political operative, Seward seemed to be the most qualified candidate … Continue reading
On August 28, 1862, a Brigadier General would lead his novice brigade of Mid-Westerners against Stonewall Jackson’s hardened Veterans. The Battle of Brawner Farm saw the ascendency of one of the best known and hardest fighting units in the Army … Continue reading
You may have noticed that we have been tweaking the site this week. We have added a few new blogs and Civil War sites to our links. Also, we have added a new Speakers Bureau. The bureau is a collection … Continue reading
As 1860 dawned, Abraham Lincoln was still not a candidate for President. He proceeded cautiously, talking to Norman Judd and David Davis about the likelihood of getting the nod from the Illinois Republican State Committee. Then a biography of Lincoln … Continue reading