As the sesquicentennial winds down,mi have another large time gap between posts, unfortunately. Life has a way of changing your, or at least my, priorities. Now, though, hopefully I can get back to posting. I do have a couple of drafts that need some finishing and just need to finishing the John Rankin entry I promised do long ago.
I regret not posting during the anniversaries of Lee's surrender and Lincoln's assassination, but it is what it is.
Anyway, I am still around, even if not blogging actively, and I do want to repost this one entry from 5 (really?!) years ago, though a day or two ago would have been better timing
I'm not really sure how to approach this idea that popped into my head today, but it seems like a good idea or question to mention here ...
On this anniversary of perhaps the most famous and most often memorized speech in American history, I was thinking about the Gettysburg Addr...
Having completed the two essays in Why the Civil War Came that deal with what they called the failure of the American political system, I h...