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Manning Marable’s New Biography of Malcolm X

On this day, May 19, 1925, Malcolm Little is born in Omaha, NE. <a href="http://www.npr.org/v2/?i=135144230&m=135153421&t=audio“>http://www.npr.org/v2/?i=135144230&m=135153421&t=audio Advertisements

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Disunion Blog on Hancock During Peninsula Campaign, 1862

The “Disunion Blog” in the New York Times has an article today, by Glenn David Brasher, on the Peninsula Campaign, in particular on Hancock’s direction of his siege guns at Yorktown’s Confederate lines: “By early May 1862, Union general George … Continue reading

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McClellan’s Peninsular Campaign

In his blog, “Civil War Memory,” Kevin Levin has posted on McClellan’s ill-fated Peninsula Campaign, intended to end the rebellion by capturing Richmond: http://cwmemory.com/2012/05/06/our-struggle-to-commemorate-the-peninsula-campaign/#more-16691

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Erastus Hopkins House in 1904 – King Street, Northampton

During Hopkins’ lifetime, his house was known as the “White House.” However, it now has a red-brick siding, and the wrap-around porch is gone, so it looks very different. [photograph courtesy of Forbes Library Special Collections] Here is a packet … Continue reading

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