The New York Times blog for the Civil War sesquicentennial offers many terrific, little-known stories. Here is a recent one. Thank you, Dave Morin, for calling it to my attention.
On Tuesday (tomorrow) at 7 p.m., I'll be at Pease Public Library in Plymouth, N.H., to talk about Our War. My presentation will focus on the book's chapter on the death of Nathaniel Hawthorne.