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Fort Towson and Doaksville, Oklahoma

Over the summer, I had the chance to visit Doaksville, OK–site of the final Confederate surrender of the Civil War. You can read an account of my trip in this blog post I wrote for the anniversary of the surrender. You can … Continue reading

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Sunset Over Stonewall

Sunset over Stonewall, Oklahoma, on June 7, 2019.

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Ending the War in the ECW Archives

Before we end “Ending the War,” we want to invite you—on this 155th anniversary of the final of three surrender discussions at Bennett Place, NY—to tap into the ECW archives for more great posts about the end of the war.

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Week In Review: November 18-24, 2019

This week we featured Native American history connected to the Civil War as part of November’s Native American Heritage Month. We hope you enjoy these lesser-known accounts of military service.

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Acts of violence against America

Acts of violence against America. That’s the context an exhibit panel challenged me to consider as I neared the end of the self-guided tour of the Sixth Floor Museum in the Texas Book Depository overlooking Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas. … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Site of the Final Surrender

To reach the site of the last Confederate surrender, I first have to cross a cemetery. Along the back wall, three brick stairs offer access to a gravel pathway that leads off into the woods and the 35-acre Doaksville archaeological … Continue reading

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