After successfully resisting multiple assaults and a 48 day siege, the Confederate garrison at Port Hudson, Louisiana surrendered on July 9, 1863, following the fall of Vicksburg days earlier.
Abraham Lincoln mourning ribbons, ca. 1865.
MS Am 2605
Houghton Library, Harvard University
The Appeal Library Association card, Silverton, OR, 1902Associations and Institutions Collection, MSS 1511, Box 4, Folder 4
Today marks the 108th anniversary of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. The old picture shows the area north of the San Francisco Ferry Building,...
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