Tag Archives: The National Tribune

A Grammar Lesson from a Veteran

I was scouring the digitized pages of The National Tribune, a popular newspaper aimed at US veterans where they could submit stories of their experiences, and came across an interesting debate about the grammatical status of “United States.” Nowadays, we … Continue reading

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Primary Sources: The National Tribune

One of my very favorite primary sources is The National Tribune. The Trib began as a monthly newspaper intended for Union veterans of the Civil War, and was published monthly until 1881. Beginning in 1881, it was published weekly, and continued to be … Continue reading

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Campaign Through the Carolinas: An Ohio Cavalryman’s Recollections in the National Tribune

Recently, while researching the events at Bennett Place, near Durham, North Carolina, where a series of truly remarkable events led to the surrender of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s army, as well as the remaining Confederate armies in the field, I … Continue reading

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