Monthly Archives: July 2017

New Research on Lincoln, Elmer Ellsworth, and the First Federal Militias

Emerging Civil War Within a week of taking the presidential oath, Mr. Lincoln wrote Secretary of War Simon Cameron regarding his young friend, Elmer Ellsworth: ¬†You will favor me by issuing an order detailing Lieut. Ephraim E Ellsworth, of the … Continue reading

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