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A friend sent me this, which was published in the Robinson (IL) Argus, July 15, 1880: Ed Harlan, in his speech here at the Hancock (Wm [sic] Scott) ratification meeting made the statement that Gen. Garfield played the part of … Continue reading
What’s a girl/woman to do?? In honor of Women’s History Month, I thought I would editorialize for a few minutes here at ECW, the blog that gave me my break. Military History is not always a comfortable place for a … Continue reading
150 years ago yesterday, the United States concluded the treaty transferring Alaska from Russia to the United States. On April 9 (the second anniversary of Appomattox), the Senate ratified the deal.
Today, we are pleased to welcome back guest author Sean Chick When I volunteer at the Historic New Orleans Collection, I naturally prefer the room dealing with the Civil War and Reconstruction (a close second is the Battle of New … Continue reading
Wishing you a wonderful holiday, celebrating favorite presidents in American history! Looking for some articles about Washington and Lincoln?
I’m On Location for the last time on this trip to Charleston, South Carolina. I’ve stopped in Marion Square to pay a visit to the Wade Hampton monument, which faces East Bay Drive. I’ve stopped her before to muse on Hampton’s … Continue reading
This is the third part of the 1892 account of the last days of the Civil War in North Carolina by an unidentified captain of the 10th Ohio Cavalry.
My seventh graders were graphing proportional relationships in Room 3 of E. E. Brownell Middle School when President Trump was being inaugurated, so I missed it the first time. When I went to lunch, however, several people stopped me and told … Continue reading