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Studying war? Why do we do this?

This week I spoke at the Anderson Indiana Civil War Roundtable. It’s an enthusiastic group of aficionados who meet in the impressive Madison County Historical Society building in downtown Anderson. To have an entire, roomy and modern building entirely dedicated
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David Hoppe – Panel Discussion at the Indiana ACLU

David Hoppe, author of Hawthorne’s Personal Indianapolis, tackles important city issues with the public in November 2014 The Indiana ACLU invited me to participate in a panel last Saturday in connection with their annual meeting. I had the chance to
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Goodbye Little Creek: Daly Walker Updates His Book on Brown County

With twinges of regret and sadness, I have decided to sell Little Creek, my thirty-five acre property deep in the hills of Brown County, Indiana, a place I have loved dearly for over sixty years. It was at Little Creek
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2014: Still the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War

It is one-hundred-fifty years since the war was slowly, resolutely and in a most bloody way resolving itself, heading towards the end. It’s patriotic and soul-stirring to celebrate the beginnings of the war, the trumpet calls, the rushing to recruiting
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