D.C. Nurse Made Civil War Mark

D.C. Nurse Made Civil War Mark

Shirley Hallett was thinking a lot about her great-great-grandmother, Ellen Forbes, this Veterans Day. Forbes was a nurse in Washington, D.C., during the Civil War and tended to wounded soldiers until she contracted malarial typhus and was sent back to her home in...
Even Astronauts Fear the Left

Even Astronauts Fear the Left

There are many reasons I pity today’s younger generation of Americans. Among them are: —The unconscionable debt we are leaving them. —The obliteration of male and female as separate and distinct categories — and the sexual confusion that is left in its wake....
Black Recruiting Site A National Monument

Black Recruiting Site A National Monument

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — When Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation to free slaves during the Civil War, it did not apply to Kentucky, one of the few slave states that did not join the Confederacy. But Elijah P. Marrs did not want to wait. He escaped...