In Memory of Vicksburg and Gettysburg

By |2020-06-30T21:49:35-05:00July 8th, 2013|Categories: Abraham Lincoln, Civil War, Sean Busick|Tags: , |

As we remember the Battles of Vicksburg and Gettysburg in the summer of 1863, it is worth reflecting on how and why these battles and the Civil War altered the course of American history. People at the time recognized that the War was a watershed. Retired Harvard professor George Ticknor felt like Rip Van Winkle [...]