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"This We Do Not Tolerate" (Podcast)

We discuss a moral problem that arose in Japanese prison camps in the Second World War. We discuss how the same moral issue is relevant today, and what Cicero’s response to it would have been. 78 more words


“The Loyal Heart” by Shelley Shepard Gray

“The Loyal Heart” by Shelley Shepard Gray is her first in the Lone Star Hero’s Love Story series.  I enjoyed reading this novel which takes place after the Civil War in Galveston, Texas.  172 more words

Book Review

REVIEW: The Loyal Heart by Shelley Shepard Gray

Civil War widow Miranda Markham is at the end of her rope.  She has been ostracized by Galveston community where she has turned the family home into a boarding house.  103 more words

Book Reviews

Hessian Camp, Reading, Pennsylvania: A Childhood Mystery Solved

I grew up in a suburb of Reading, Pennsylvania. Reading is the county seat of Berks County, and is located about sixty miles northwest of Philadelphia. 2,400 more words

Revolutionary War

A Summer by the Graveyard: Living and Working at Andersonville

By Elizabeth Smith ’17

The Civil War Institute will be celebrating the National Park Service Centennial this spring with its brand new “Find Your Park Friday… 688 more words

Public History

Sore Throat

“Perkele! It is so cold in here,” finnish Corporal Eero Kuuno muttered as much as his sore throat allowed. His makeshift scarf, shredded from a mattress, provided him with little comfort or warmth against the cold Kazakhstan winds. 1,461 more words