April 17, 2021

Mark Smith | Author


Love & War

April 3, 2021

“Attached to Colonel DeLand's First Michigan Sharpshooters was a company of civilized Indians who won fame at Spottsylvania. On that bloody 9th of May, 1864, the Federal line, advancing with a cheer, met the charging enemy in a dense thicket of pines, and in the hand-to-hand str... Read More >>

Voter Suppression in Bingham Township, 1866

Oct. 17, 2020

There’s an old aphorism about remembering history: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Generally credited to Spanish-born philosopher and poet George Santayana and often tweaked in the retelling (the most common variation,... Read More >>