Monthly Archives: January 2014

Did American Education Forget Gettysburg?

 (This essay was originally published in The Lincoln Forum Bulletin, Fall 2013. On the 150th anniversary of the greatest, most significant battle since the Revolutionary War, America—but for historical circles and the celebrations in Gettysburg itself—appears disinterested. Abe Lincoln, our … Continue reading

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Rhodes Remains “All for the Union”

(This essay was originally published by the Newport Daily News on December 31, 2013, as “Despite hardships, soldier remained ‘for the Union.’”) The year 1863 was filled with mud, battles, hunger, comradeship, and firmness in commitment to God and country for … Continue reading

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