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Thoughts about DC – then and now

In my previous “blog” I wrote about having seen the movie” Lincoln.”  A friend mentioned to me what living in D.C. must have been like in a mid-nineteenth century American city.  Of course, I am laughing to myself thinking of D.C. as a city at that time.  Even grammar school students learn just how much […]

Women in the War, pt. 2

Hello faithful Connections readers! Today covers part two of my series on women during the war, and discusses women spies! During the Civil War, women received a substantial amount of power as a result of the men being required to leave home and engage in battle. The lack of a male presence within the household […]