Some people went down the shore in the summer, Ashley Pfeiffer went to Gettysburg.
I remember reading as a southern boy—a white southern boy—how Grant actually never took Richmond. Technically, this is true, if irrelevant.
Remember Descent the Highest form of Patriotic….
A harrowing eye-witness account of the infamous Donner Party. “I learned many things which I could neither have understood nor remembered had they not made them plain.”
Fourteen years later, this is the first Fall in three years I’m not teaching about 9/11 to my students in First-year composition. Its absence is an odd sort of ache I never expected.