Category Archives: Purpose

Winfield Scott’s Army Headquarters in Washington, 1861

Thaddeus Lowe was explaining to Abraham Lincoln how Lt. Gen. Winfield Scott, commanding general of the Union Army, had not been able to meet with him in spite of a letter of introduction from Lincoln. “The President looked at me … Continue reading

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Lincoln Group Critiques Spielberg on History

Lincoln, the movie, has thrilled his devotees from the moment of its release.  The “spot-on” portrayal by Daniel Day-Lewis seems to have captured the very essence of Lincoln’s character and persona.  I’m remembering a long line of Lincoln portrayals from … Continue reading

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Lincoln in Washington Map at Library of Congress

Today, I was invited to the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress to present my Lincoln in Washington map for the Library’s permanent collection.  The meeting came with an opportunity to walk through the “vault” and see some of the amazing … Continue reading

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