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A Revolutionary Contribution

While browsing a Library of Congress catalogue online, I came across the print of a ship I did not expect to appear in a search for civil war images: the USS Constitution.  Old Ironsides, as she became known, set sail for the first time on October 21, 1797.  One of six frigates commissioned by George […]

Library of Congress has selected “Civil War Connections” as part of their American Civil War Sesquicentennial Web Archive!

We just received word yesterday that the United States Library of Congress has selected this website for inclusion in their historic collection of Internet materials related to the American Civil War Sesquicentennial! Their Web Archiving Team tells us that “Web Archives are important because they contribute to the historical record, capturing information that could otherwise […]