A Mostly Civil War Blog
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
From Letchworth, NY, to Brunswick, Maine
The casualty numbers listed above, 294 fatalities out of 1,414 who served in one regiment, the First New York Dragoons, are a reminder of t...
Sunday, September 24, 2023
Man of Peace
Frank Scaturro speaks at Grant Cottage on Saturday about President Grant's peacemaking efforts. Scaturro is an author whose books incl...
Friday, September 22, 2023
Photos taken September 22 with our newish dog Bella. That date in 1777 was three days after the first battle of Saratoga and a couple of wee...
Thursday, August 24, 2023
A Day at the Races
Ulysses S. Grant famously loved horses, and after the war was no stranger to Saratoga Springs. So I'll be setting up shop, signing and...
Sunday, July 23, 2023
RIP Jeannie Woutersz
After the recent accidental death of honorary Grant Cottage board member Treat Williams , the loss of Jeannie Woutersz (pronounced Waters...
Friday, June 16, 2023
Juneteenth at Grant Cottage
(Reginald Adams with his mural in Galveston, Texas) My friend Steve Trimm (portraying Grant) and I will be doing a program at Grant Cottag...
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
RIP Treat Williams
I had the honor of giving the fine actor Treat Williams, who died Monday as the result of a motorcycle accident, his first tour of Grant C...
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