Using period letters and primary sources, the author sheds light on the supposed “Niagara Falls peace negotiations” that were proposed less than a year before the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
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Founded in 1859 by three German churches, Concordia Cemetery has served the changing East Side community ever since. Today, the stories of its “residents” continue to be preserved through a variety of efforts and events.
Frederick Douglass' 1851 tour of Allegany County provides some unique insights into the philosophy and tactics of this iconic slave-turned-abolitionist.
Ira Pettit’s journey from Wilson to the horrors of Andersonville provides an evocative look at a Civil War Everyman.