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Category Archives: Lincoln
April 14, 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. As a military historian I have over the years come to respect Lincoln’s leadership during the Civil War. As an American historian I admire his astitute political … Continue reading
John Mason Norvell, the son of Michigan U.S. Senator John Norvell (1789-1850) and his third wife, Isabella H. Norvell (1804-1873), was a career soldier. He entered the service of his county as a 2nd Lt in the 2nd Michigan … Continue reading