Tag: Military History
Written by Amy Hendrie. Hadrian’s Wall remains an enduring monument in the imagination of the English-speaking world, but what were it origins, utility and function? This piece reveals the wall to be more than just an enclosing measure, but a spatial site that created new connections.
Written by Megan Crutchley. The practice of soldiers sending items home was a common occurrence. Megan Crutchley investigates the values and intimacies of sending silk embroidered postcards home, as well as its industrial impact.
Written by Amy Hendrie. The course of the American Civil War is well tracked, and yet the contributions of George McClellan both helped and hindered progress throughout the endeavour. Dispatched by Abraham Lincoln, what caused such a fall from grace?