Major Sullivan Ballou and the Letter to His Wife Sarah

On July 14th, 1861, Major Sullivan Ballou wrote a letter to his wife Sarah at home in Rhode Island one week before he fought and died in the First Battle of Bull Run.  Sullivan Ballou was born to Hiram and Emeline Ballou, a distinguished Huguenot family in Smithfield,...

Teaching the Civil War Podcast Episode 8

  [powerpress]     Thanks for staying subscribed to my podcast and I hope you enjoy listening. In this episode I discuss a recent trip that my daughter Sarah and I made to the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg.  During this visit, we had the opportunity to meet...