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Matthew B. Gilmore

Washington’s Lincoln: The First Monument to the Martyred President

Washington’s Lincoln: The First Monument to the Martyred President PUBLISHED: JANUARY 11TH, 2016 BY: Matthew B. Gilmore Click this to find our archive of What Once Was articles. On May … Continue reading

January 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

DC Prisoners on the Hudson: Abraham Lincoln, Amos Pilsbury, and the Albany Penitentiary

DC Prisoners on the Hudson: Abraham Lincoln, Amos Pilsbury, and the Albany Penitentiary Published: December 17th, 2015 BY: Matthew B. Gilmore Click this to find our archive of What Once … Continue reading

December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

RTB: Alford/Fortune’s Fool–Read this book! New and classic books for your DC history bookshelf

Note: this is the first in a continuing set of posts on important books (new and old) for those studying Washington DC history. Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes … Continue reading

December 13, 2015 · Leave a comment