An Interview with John Marszalek

Our conversation with Dr. John Marszalek, the Executive Director and Managing Editor of the Ulysses S. Grant Association and Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library. Dr. Marszalek is also the Giles Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at Mississippi State University. In the interview, Dr. Marszalek details the most recent developments at the U.S. Grant Library. In addition, Marszalek offers his recommendations for works on Grant and the opportunities that public history present to the American public.

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Voice from the Past: “Great Victories…At Such a Price of Blood”

Good morning! Our Fort Donelson sesquicentennial series continues with this excerpt from Lucy Larcom’s February, 1862 diary: There is news to-day of great victories in progress for us. Fort Donelson…