What did President Lincoln have to say to his soldiers after the Battle of Fredericksburg?
We dug into the ECW archives and found Chris Mackowski’s post from 2013 to answer the question. 102 more words
I have recently had a conference paper accepted on the topic of letters communicating bereavement to those on the Home Front. Since I began my work on the widow’s and dependent pension files, I have become particularly interested in these types of document, and in exploring the multitude of questions we can ask of them. 3,177 more words
I am currently working through the New York unit casualties at Gettysburg to draw together all those of Irish-birth or Irish ethnicity who lost their lives as a result of that engagement. 1,229 more words