Daily Archives: June 29, 2019

A Trip To The San Francisco Bay Area

Before today I had only briefly been in the San Francisco Bay area, when I took a flight from Reno to Los Angeles while I was in college through Oakland.   For whatever reason, I had never found a reason to … Continue reading

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Book Review: With Malice Toward Some

With Malice Toward Some:  Treason And Loyalty In The Civil War Era, by William A. Blair It is useful to remember what history looks like before it happens, so that we do not project our understanding of the past back … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clouds Of Glory: The Life And Legend Of Robert E. Lee

Clouds Of Glory:  The Life And Legend Of Robert E. Lee, by Michael Korda It is interesting that the author had previously written a book about Grant, as Grant and Lee form a natural pair when it comes to examining … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lost Indictment Of Robert E. Lee

The Lost Indictment Of Robert E. Lee, by John Reeves It is unusual, perhaps even remarkable, that despite the fact that Robert E. Lee was widely recognized as a heroic figure in the Civil War (despite choosing the wrong side), … Continue reading

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