The Civil War Hoax That Almost Took Down The Union

In 1864, newspapers printed a message from the President threatening a new draft. Lincoln didn't write it. So who did?

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Meet Catherine Louisa Pirkis, creator of the 19th century's most progressive lady detective character

The Victorian writer Catherine Louisa Pirkis is not so well-known today, but her legacy is remarkable. Pirkis, née Lyne,...