In 1861, an Atlantic editor captured the anxious mood on the home front.
An account of the author’s frantic search for his wounded son, who lived to become a Supreme Court justice
Holmes describes his frantic search through Civil War-torn landscapes for his wounded son, the future Supreme Court Justice
In the early months of the Civil War, Holmes captured the anxious mood on the home front
"Form is henceforth divorced from matter. In fact, matter as a visible object is of no great use any longer, except as the mould on which form is shaped. Give us a few negatives of a thing worth seeing, taken from different points of view, and that is all we want of it"
Every man his own Boswell.