Grandpa âdarkly boasted of having killed âmoân mah fair share of them damn rebelsâ while en route to enlist in the Union Army,â Richard Wright recalled. Â âGrannyâs conversationsâ¦[about]Grandpaâs life,â gave the novelist further details of the difficulties his maternal ancestor Richard Wilson endured during the Civil War. âMilitantly resentful of slavery,â Wright penned in 1923, […]
Ending the Forgotten War: The Korean War Armistice at Seventy
On July 27th, 1953, the Armistice Agreement for the Restoration of the South Korean State established an uneasy ceasefire, ending a war that the...