Monthly Archives: November 2014

The “blunder” in the Declaration of Independence

When the Confederate states seceded from the Union, they considered themselves, rather than the North, to be the true upholders of American liberty. It’s always been hard for me to understand how people who fought for the right to hold … Continue reading

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Mary Elizabeth Bowser: A Union Spy in Jefferson Davis’s House

In the final months of the American Civil War, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, knew that critical information was somehow being leaked to the Union Army under General Ulysses S. Grant. He was right about the … Continue reading

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