August 1955

Volume 6
Issue 5

Features 

Stalwart as he was, the general was often ill. A doctor studies his record and notes shortcomings in Eighteenth-Century medical care.

Newspaper ads from occupied New York illumine Revolutionary War loyalties

Anonymous

Quaint pictures and a grim story tell of prejudice and mob passion in upstate New York of the 1840’s

Calling millions to repentance, Moody and Sankey devised a new method of spreading the gospel

Never before printed, the headquarters record of the British conqueror of New York illuminates crucial events of the American Revolution.

Anonymous

Distant lands supplied patriotic tableware to the new Republic

Henry Cabot Lodge was a public man in the old sense—one who was often wrong but never evil

Not until the Civil War was about over did the U.S. Navy manage to put a halt to the South’s imports

Military science was very rigid in the 1600’s. It quickly changed when Americans began to fight Indians

August 1955

Departments 

NEWS OF HISTORY

READING, WRITING AND HISTORY

SEEING AND HEARING HISTORY