arlington virginia

  1. JPK Huson 1863

    Harpers 1853 Celebration Of A National Treasure, Arlington House

    1853 Harper's Magazine illustration of Arlington House. By the 1850's Arlington was a draw for hundreds of tourists. How could be that be, without a General Lee, Meigs and Civil War? Pre-Lee, pre-war, pre enshrined memorial, Arlington overlooked our National Capitol on purpose. It was "...
  2. James N.

    Book Review Hospital Sketches by Louisia May Alcott

    This is a Civil War classic I recommend on several levels but with the caveat that it is, after all, the product of a novelist. Therein lies my only criticism, that the account is written in the conventional style of the day, in a sometimes annoying, sometimes charming, almost third-person...

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