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How Emancipation Changed the War

Hey there, folks, and welcome back to the Connections blog! Today, I want to discuss the Emancipation Proclamation and how it forever altered our memory of what the Civil War was fought over. Before the Emancipation Proclamation was made public on September 22nd, the purpose of the Union’s side was to quash the rebellion and […]

A Beard in Time

Hey folks, welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: my facial-hair status constantly changes between “clean shaven” and “light beard” because it takes a while for the various annoyances of a full beard to overcome the greater annoyance of shaving.   My last post was on the terrible, horrible, no […]