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ECW Weekender: The National Portrait Gallery

While Washington, D.C. is awash in Civil War sites and monuments, one place you might not think to add to your list—but is definitely worth a stop—is the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and American Art Museum. Located on 8th and … Continue reading

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Reveille In Washington 1860-1865, by Margaret Leech

Pick number two in my Top 10 List: Reveille In Washington 1860-1865. Many books about the Civil War have been written, and many are good, but one that I think belongs on every bookshelf is Margaret Leech’s Pulitzer Prize winner, … Continue reading

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