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Mr. Lincoln’s “Lost Speech”

“May 29, 1856 “Abraham Lincoln, of Sangamon, came upon the platform amid deafening applause. He enumerated the pressing reasons of the present movement. He was here ready to fuse with anyone who would unite with… »

Edmund Kirby Smith

A review of General Edmund Kirby Smith C.S.A. (LSU Press, 1992 (1954) by Joseph H. Parks This biography is a must read for any student of the War for Southern Independence in the Trans-Mississippi Theater.… »

Less Than Five Miles

The life of a man is something that runs deep in all history. Before the war on gender roles, man and woman had a clear, defined boundary that all recognized and respected. Man was the… »

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Forthcoming–Chaining Down Leviathan, The American Dream of Self-Government 1776-1865.  Marco Bassani, Ph.D This is a study of American political thought between the secession from Britain and the War Between the States. This period was a… »

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