Tag Archives: Indiana

A Conversation with Caroline Janney (part one)

(part one of four) March is Women’s History Month, and to commemorate the event, Emerging Civil War is talking with several women who work in the field of Civil War history. This week, ECW Editor-in-Chief Chris Mackowski talks with one … Continue reading

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“An Especial Prize to the Boys:” Union Soldiers and the Illustrated News (Part 1)

This is the first of two posts regarding the relationship between Union soldiers and the emerging illustrated press during the Civil War. The Union soldier of the Civil War had an insatiable hunger for newspapers. Joseph C. G. Kennedy, head of … Continue reading

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The Raid Continues: Morgan’s Raiders in Indiana

Part 2 of a series As the saying goes, “news travels fast.” It was no different back in the summer of 1863. It was July 8 and the last of Morgan’s men were crossing the Ohio River into southern Indiana. … Continue reading

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The Raid Begins: Morgan’s Raiders in Kentucky

Part 1 of a series “I’m sent to warn the neighbors. He isn’t a mile behind; He sweeps up all the horses— every horse he can find; Morgan, Morgan the raider, and Morgan’s terrible men, With bowie knives and pistols, … Continue reading

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Prelude to Antietam

Antietam, Sharpsburg—whichever name you prefer, it characterizes the bloodiest single-day in American history. On the fields surrounding this bucolic western Maryland town, 23,000 men became casualties. Even before that bloody late summer day, the campaign had born casualties. Although definitely … Continue reading

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Indiana Soldiers & Sailors Memorial

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Abe says, “Hey”

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