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Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher and is the continuation of last week’s post. On April 9, 1863, President Lincoln met Tartar. On that day the President reviewed I Corps (commanded by Maj. Gen. John Reynolds) of the Army of the Potomac and freed slaves serving in the army on a plain two […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on October 30, 2013, under History, Military Records.
Today’s post is the first part of a two-part story told to us by Dr. Greg Bradsher. Look for part two next week! In early July 1857, Captain John W. Phelps, commanding officer of Battery B, 4th Regiment of Artillery, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, was acquiring horses for his battery for its planned expedition […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on October 23, 2013, under History, Military Records, Reference.
Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher. In reviewing some text that we plan on adding to the International Research Portal for Records Related to Nazi-Era Cultural Property in conjunction with albums containing photographs depicting looted art work, Robin Waldman had a comment after she looked at the following: [Colonel Robert Storey, an American prosecutor at […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on September 26, 2013, under Archives II, History, Military Records, Reference, The Process.
Today’s post is written by Cody White, an archivist at the National Archives at Denver. He is not related to Buffalo Bill. It is said that nobody can stop progress… and apparently not even William “Buffalo Bill” Cody when in the early 20th century he resorted to relying on his clout with President Theodore Roosevelt to […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on August 30, 2013, under Civil Records, History, NARA beyond DC/MD.
Today’s blogger is Meghan Milam, a summer 2013 intern in the Archives I Reference Section who worked with court records. Rights guaranteed by the First Amendment are by no means clearly defined. Contentious, news-worthy cases like those involving Pfc. Manning or Edward Snowden bring the debate into the broader public. The phrase “clear and present danger” is used […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on August 28, 2013, under Archives I, Civil Records, History, Reference.