The Newburgh Conspiracy – March 15, 1783

One of the early threats to the republic came in March 1783, when a group of officers in the Continental Army decided to challenge the authority of the Congress. The incident was caused by the inability of Congress to pay the members of the military. Under the Articles of Confederation, the Congress could not tax the [...]

March 15th, 2019|News|

Gettysburg Campaign of 1863 on American History Central

Union view of Pickett's Charge, Wikimedia Commons We have published a series of Entries and Quick Facts that provide a comprehensive overview of Robert E. Lee's 1863 Gettysburg Campaign. The series covers the events from June 9, 1863, with the Battle of Brandy Station, through the Battle of Gettysburg from July 1–3, 1863, and culminates [...]

January 24th, 2019|News|

Amazon Polly Test

This is a test for the Amazon Polly plugin. George Washington was unanimously elected as the first President of the United States in 1789 and 1792. He is the only person to receive 100% of the electoral votes in any election. Fellow Founding Father John Adams served as his Vice President during both terms. Prior [...]

March 24th, 2018|News|

Entries on the Civil War are Coming Soon

As I mentioned last time, Harry and I were sidetracked for a few years with another project.  I think that it was around 2009 that we decided to jump into a new encyclopedia that focused on the role of Ohioans in the Civil War. That site, Ohio Civil War Central, contains a massive amount of well-researched [...]

October 27th, 2016|News|

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