Civil War, Day by Day
At Gettysburg, the commander of the 11th Corps was Major General Oliver O. Howard, a pious Congregationalist from Maine who, like his adversary Richard Ewell, had lost a limb earlier in the war - in Howard’s case, an arm.
This Day in History
On a day like today in the 1950’s...

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