Articles with keyword "Civil War"
Entrepreneur and onetime gubernatorial candidate Lewis Lehrman talks to NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about Abraham Lincoln’s pivotal speech in 1854.
Middle schoolers comb through diaries, trek over battlefields, and relive history with cameras in hand.
In the 1995 Hollywood movie Copycat, the killer tells Sigourney Weaver’s character, “Did you know, Helen, that there are more books written about Jack the Ripper than Abraham Lincoln?” Hardly
An exquisitely fine pencil drawing hanging in a bedroom at Tudor Place in Georgetown in the nation’s capital has a tragic tale to tell that is lacking in some basic details.
In the Lizzie Gilmore collection of family letters, available through Community and Conflict, a new digital archive devoted to life in the Ozarks during the Civil War, the formalities of correspondenc