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
On this anniversary of perhaps the most famous and most often memorized speech in American history, I was thinking about the Gettysburg Addr...
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 ...
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...