Tag Archives: Abraham Lincoln

4 March 1865: Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural Address

A friend dropped a note to me: Today is the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address!  I just reread it.  I think it’s the finest writing (so far) in American English.  Perhaps it’s worthy of a blog post? I seem … Continue reading

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Happy anniversary US Income Tax!

What would modern news-blog coverage of the American Civil War have been like? I have been following the Civil War Daily Gazette, a site which is chronicling day by day the events of the American Civil War 150 years after … Continue reading

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