Slavery? Tariffs? Centralized governmental powers?
Forget it all. The Covington Journal in early 1861 gives us the true difference between the two regions.
A wag was once heard to say that the difference between the Southern and Northern people is, those in the South never sell anything they can eat, while those in the North never eat anything they can sell.
On this anniversary of perhaps the most famous and most often memorized speech in American history, I was thinking about the Gettysburg Addr...
Work on my book project has been a bit spotty this week due to various appointments and other tasks, but I’m still making progress confirmin...
Today, the anniversary of the Battle of Perryville, seems like an appropriate day to share this story, thst of a common private soldier whos...