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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


...the benefits of the cane...

“…Melissa… my child… are you ready to take the blessings of the cane now…? …give yourself away to the healing forces of pain and humiliation…? 581 more words

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Committing A Crime

This will my journey of the White Collar Crime i committed, which I am surprised since I have never had a parking ticket. My crime involved a small organization not a Fortune 500 company or a Ponzi scheme. 84 more words

Between Shades of Gray

Ruta Sepetys bases her debut novel on her own family’s history in Lithuania during WWII. It is part of a history that has been overshadowed by the other horrors witnessed during the war years. 410 more words