An Interview with Matt Dellinger

Our conversation with Matt Dellinger, a writer and author of a piece entitled “Why I Fight” in the Civil War Monitor’s Fall 2013 issue. In this interview, Dellinger touches on what drew him to the world of reenacting, the unique nature of the Brooklyn 14th and Progressive reenacting, and his future project on Brooklyn during the Civil War.

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Special Field Orders No. 15

Our Black History Month celebration continues with General Willaim Tecumseh Sherman’s Special Field Orders No. 15. Issued January 16, 1865, Sherman’s orders confiscated approximately 400,000 acres of Confederate coastal property,…