Jennifer York

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John A. Rawlins
a month ago
Prudence: Do you not find sometimes, as if those things were vanquished, which at other times are your perplexity? —John Bunyan, Pilgrim's Progress The complicated, historically important relationship...
Civil War Blockade Runners
a year ago
After the firing on Fort Sumter, Abraham Lincoln's first goal was to put pressure on the Confederacy to return to the Union. In an attempt to exert economic stress on the Confederacy, President Lincol...
The Arikara War
a year ago
This was the letter he wrote: "Dr Sir: My painful duty it is to tell you of the death of your son who befell at the hands of the Indians 2nd June in the early morning. He died a little while after he ...
The Alamo Museum
a year ago
It's not the only one. It's just the most famous. Part of a series of six missions, the mission most commonly known as the Alamo was constructed in 1718 by Fray Antonio de Buenaventura y Olivares. In ...
Custer's Last Stand Museum
a year ago
In the little town of Garryowen, Montana, there's a small museum with a big past. This was the site of the famed Battle of the Little Bighorn. Garryowen sits on what used to be the camp of Sioux chief...