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Battle Born: Nevada’s Rapid Rise to Statehood

ECW welcomes back guest author Katy Berman In mid-October, 1864, a telegram containing 16,543 words arrived at the War Department in Washington D.C.[1] It was Nevada’s new state constitution, and President Abraham Lincoln was glad to have it. With it, … Continue reading

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Family Reconstruction

ECW welcomes back Katy Berman… The July 20, 1865 edition of Vermont’s Rutland Weekly contained the following item:[1] It is a remarkably friendly account of a native son who fought against his schoolfellows in the late war. No bitterness is … Continue reading

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