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Author Archives: Meg Groeling
As the tumult and the shouting of the Republicans in the Wigwam dimmed, the election of 1860 began in earnest for Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln himself was stuck in Springfield, Illinois because it was not common for the actual candidate to … Continue reading
As someone who loves the politics of the Civil War just as much as the battles, I have learned a few things that I would like to share as we begin our series of posts about the presidential elections of … Continue reading
Writers and Historians, lend me your ears—and maybe your fingers. There are times when you will have a harebrained idea that just begs to be researched and written up. You know it is silly. You know it isn’t even provable … Continue reading
Sometimes things just fall into our laps, and sometimes we have to break down walls just for the chance to be turned away. This opportunity is one of the former, and a beautiful opportunity it is!
Reprinted from July 2, 2012: The day will be most memorable in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival . . . It ought to … Continue reading
As I grind through sourcing First Fallen this summer, which is insanely frustrating at times, I had to decide just what I could go dig into myself and what I might–yes–here it comes . . . need to hire a … Continue reading
Many of our writers at ECW are also fathers. Our love and support goes out to them today (and every day) as they toil to tell the stories of other fathers, other children, other times.