Happy Mothers Day! This week we talk about the mothers in Abraham Lincoln's life: Nancy, Sarah, and Mary. They are in many ways the unsung heros of his life.
This week we talk with historian and Civil War music expert Dr. Christian McWhirter. Christian is a research historian at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and author of Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in The Civil War.
Nick and Jeremy spent some time with some Lincoln presenters. They put on a terrific conference. Hear all about it on this episode.
In this final installment of the first Railsplitter Book Club, we chat for about 20 minutes about the last two chapters and then welcome author David J. Kent to talk about his book and all things Lincoln.
Mary went to Chickamauga, and Nick went to the L-D Debate site in Charleston. We hear about each with Nick providing a new, journalistic feel for this week's show in a new format we hope to use from time to time. Enjoy!
We've been touched by the better angels of our nature! This week episode focuses on Lincoln's First Inaugural.