Unsung Patriot: William Lee

Unsung Patriot: William Lee

Unsung Patriot: William Lee An enslaved valet’s contribution to America’s fight for Independence Enslaved people contributed to America’s victory over the British in the Revolutionary War, including George Washington’s valet, William (Billy) Lee. Though documentation...
Plum Run: by guest blogger, Col. Eric E. Aslakson

Plum Run: by guest blogger, Col. Eric E. Aslakson

Plum Run Governor Alexander Ramsey of Minnesota was in Washington DC when Fort Sumter surrendered to Confederate forces on April 13, 1861, marking the start of the American Civil War. The following morning, Governor Ramsey went to the War Department, volunteering 1000...

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