Year: 2023

Portrait of a Steamboat Riverfront

Portrait of a Steamboat Riverfront

By Gregg Andrews To celebrate its being awarded the James V. Swift Medal for Excellence in Maritime Literature, we share here an excerpt from the introduction of Gregg Andrews’s Shantyboats… READ MORE

Sherman and the Strains of Leadership

Sherman and the Strains of Leadership

By Eric Michael Burke In this post, Eric Michael Burke recounts the circumstances that led William Tecumseh Sherman to confess, “I have not the confidence of a Leader in this… READ MORE