Battles in the West, Story of Slavery, Traveling Tidbits

A Visit to Fort Pickens

For this month's Facebook live with the Civil War Roundtable of Central Louisiana, I got the clearance to take a short trip out to Fort Pickens and talk with Ranger Casimer Rosiecki about the fort and some fascinating research regarding freedom seekers in the Pensacola area. Here's a link to the video!

Gab About Generals, Historical Homes

White Haven – U.S. Grant’s Home in Illinois

Since we're about to talk about how one of the most famous Civil War Union generals completely upended the eastern theater in 1864, I thought it'd be prudent to share a live video broadcast from earlier in March. In light of the Corona virus, many national parks and museums made efforts to bring history education… Continue reading White Haven – U.S. Grant’s Home in Illinois