Tag Archives: Dakota War

What If…John Pope Had Invaded Canada?

Many ECW readers will know (and perhaps take delight in the fact) that Major General John Pope was banished to Minnesota in the wake of his disastrous defeat at the battle of Second Bull Run. President Abraham Lincoln asked Pope … Continue reading

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Emerging Scholar John Legg

As part of our partnership with the American Civil War Museum in Richmond and Civil War Monitor, we’re pleased to introduce the next of our “Emerging Scholars,” John Legg. John will be presenting his work at the museum’s Grand Opening May 4. The U.S.-Dakota … Continue reading

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