Monthly Archives: October 2013

Séances in the archives

Well, not exactly. Just to be clear: we’re not conducting the séances…just preserving records of some that were conducted by other people, in the late 19th century! Perhaps one of the most unusual groups of manuscripts that we have here … Continue reading

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New Collection: Louis P. Christman Drawings

Upon creating Carillon Park in the early 1940s, Colonel Edward Deeds wished to reconstruct the original Wright Brothers’ 1905 Flyer in one of the park’s buildings. As Orville and Wilbur Wright had never produced a complete set of drawings or … Continue reading

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Rosecrans Dismissed

On October 17, 1863, Union Major General William Rosecrans was relieved of command of the Army of the Cumberland and replaced by Major General Ulysses S. Grant.  General Grant ordered Major General George H. Thomas to replace General Rosecrans until Grant’s  arrival … Continue reading

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