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Daily Archives: January 21, 2012

Intern Intro

Hello, loyal blog readers!  My name is Mitch Davis and I am a senior history major at Christopher Newport University. I am a new intern at The Mariners’ Museum and will be contributing to the blog.  Here is a little bit about me: I enjoy hiking, kayaking, canoeing, playing basketball, reading, and listening to music.  […]

Outside Intervention

When reflecting upon the Civil War, it is easy to focus solely on the events that occurred within the continental U.S.  But why shouldn’t we?  Doesn’t the nature of a civil war beg scholars to pore over maps, recounts of battles, and other sources which provide first-hand accounts of the conflict that raged on this […]