The following book Review was written by former David D Porter Camp 116 Brother and currently member of Abe Lincoln Camp No 2 Dept of Missouri (Ark) I have read these two books in the past two weeks both related to military intelligence during the Gettysburg Campaign.
My suggestion is to read Spies, Scouts, and Secrets in the Gettysburg Campaign by Thomas J. Ryan and to skip Much Embarrassed.
Ryan gives a very detailed account of the various methods of intelligence gatherin
This is an article about Frederick Douglas and African Americans Role in the CW. Ball State University Professor speaks about the CW in the Springfield OH and Indiana areas. Lafayette IN resident saw the Assassination of President Lincoln Henry County Resident fought for both sides of the war and was married at the White House
Many of us know that there is a Cemetery by the Airport, but how many of us really have ever really visited or know about any of the pioneers of Porter County that are buried there? While working on my Civil War Project I first went to the Cemetery over a year ago to verify the Civil War Veterans that made this their final resting place. I was amazed at the history of the stones, and that it was still being used. The old Oak and Maple, and Pine Trees that line the cemetery a