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Poignant love letter from the Civil War

Poignant love letter from the Civil War

This is the second installment of my Civil War love letter series during Valentine’s Day week. Featured today is Dr. Harvey Black and his especially eloquent letter to his wife.   Dr. Harvey Black In April of 1861, the beginning of the Civil War, Dr. Black...
Honoring our Veterans

Honoring our Veterans

After a computer crash this fall, I was going through old files that had been backed up on a disc, and ran across this post. I remember every detail of the events it describes, but I have absolutely no memory of ever writing it down.   Even though it focuses on...
A star-spangled visit to Fort McHenry

A star-spangled visit to Fort McHenry

It’s been exactly a month since I visited “the birthplace of the National Anthem” for the 200th anniversary of the “Star Spangled Banner,” but I am only just getting around to writing a post about it. I’m happy to report that my...
 

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