Civil War Era Studies
Everyday I head into work, I pass by the Willard InterContinental building between 15th and 14th streets NW in downtown D.C. Even though Washington, D.C. has changed greatly since the Civil War, the Willard has, in its various different forms and structures, always been there – since even before the Civil War. In its long storied history, the Willard has been there for its fair share of historical events. [excerpt]
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Dinkelaker, Jacob, "The Willard Hotel: Let Us Die To Make Men Free" (2012). Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public. 124.