Tag Archives: Richard Sommers

Who Will Lift this Flag? Carrying on Dr. Richard J. Sommers’s Legacy

Just days after Dr. Sommer’s passing, Dr. JoAnna M. McDonald wrote this tribute about her friend and asked to share it on the ECW Blog. We welcome her memorial writing for this fine historian… Civil War and Military Historian, Richard … Continue reading

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Dr. Richard Sommers, In Memoriam: “America has lost a great historian”

Word spread through the Civil War community yesterday of the death of Dr. Richard Sommers, senior historian at the U.S. Army Military History Institute in Carlisle, PA. ECW welcomes back guest author Steve Phan, who shares this remembrance. Dr. Richard … Continue reading

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