Monthly Archives: February 2013

Do Civil War Historians resemble their subjects?

It has been said, and I think truly so, that long married couples come to resemble one another, just as a dog and his master do. I have long wondered whether the same might be true of historians of the … Continue reading

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The Two Generals Wallace, Part 2

Lewis Wallace, like William, came from a political background. His father had been a successful lawyer and jurist and later served as Lieutenant Governor and Governor of Indiana. Lewis also became a lawyer and was active in Indiana politics and … Continue reading

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