Tag: Ulysses S. Grant
Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to launch our new “History Crush” series. Staff from across the National Archives will share which historic person in our holdings makes their heart beat a little faster! Our inaugural guest post comes from Natalie Rocchio, who is an archives specialist at the Center for Legislative Archives in the National Archives. Since [...]
Posted by Hilary on February 14, 2012, under - Civil Rights, - Civil War, History Crush.
Tags: African Americans, Andrew Butler, Center for Legislative Archives, Charles Sumner, Crime Against Kansas, Free Soil party, Harvard Law School, Natalie Rocchio, Preston Brooks, Sumner Civil Rights bill, Ulysses S. Grant, Valentine's Day
There’s something appealing about this pensive photograph of Ulysses S. Grant, from his somber clothes to his wistful gaze. He doesn’t seem like someone who saw some of the bloodiest fighting at Shiloh. Unlike many of our other featured Facial Hairs of the Civil War era, Grant’s beard is not a runaway avalanche of hair, nor is it [...]
Weather has been front-page news across the country for the last couple of weeks. Winter storms have left up to 50 inches of snow in places, and even in Dallas, TX, snow and ice made the Packers and Steelers feel right at home at the Super Bowl. What’s the outlook for sunshine, snow, or rain in [...]
Posted by Mary on February 9, 2011, under News and Events.
Tags: Congress, groundhog, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, National Weather Service, Record Group 27, Record Group 370, Ulysses S. Grant, weather