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Sealing the Confederate Coffin

Hi everyone, and welcome to the Civil War Connections blog! My name is Kelly, and I’ll be blogging this semester as an intern at The Mariners’ Museum.  I’m currently a senior at Christopher Newport University, and I’m studying both History and English Literature. As a self proclaimed history nerd, I’m a huge fan of studying […]

Review of Lincoln Conference

Last week the Mariners’ Museum’s neighbor, Christopher Newport University, hosted some of the foremost Lincoln scholars for the Fifth Annual Conference on America’s Founding Principles and History. This year the focus of the conference was Lincoln, the Constitution and the Nation at War which coincides perfectly with the on going sesquicentennial of the Civil War.  […]

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.  […]