Happy Halloween

On October 31, 1863, Harper’s Weekly featured a cartoon by artist Henry Louis Stephens about the controversial campaign of Clement Vallandignham, a leading Peace Democrat or “Copperhead” who was running for governor of Ohio. Under the image it...

Two New Tutorial Videos

Just a quick post to share two new videos that I created. The first video is based on some recent online discussion about creating overlays to find the location of original images.  This video shows how you can take an modern photograph and then overlay an original...

Two New Gettysburg Rock Carving Videos

Family Fun Finding Rock Carvings in Gettysburg National Military Park The kids had the Monday after Easter off and it was a beautiful day so we packed a lunch and headed to Gettysburg for the day.  While there, we did a lot of walking around Devil’s Den, Little...

Merry Christmas

On January 3, 1863, Harper’s Weekly ran the following Thomas Nast image of Santa Claus visiting the Civil War Soldiers What can you see in the picture?  There is so much to see in this photo.  From the drummer boys playing with the Jack-in-the-box to the troops...