The Last Soldier

I recently discovered an amazing book – The Last Men of the Revolution by Rev. E.B. Hillard, published in 1864. In his book, Hillard describes his journey to embark with two photographers to visit, photograph, and interview the six known surviving veterans of the American Revolution. Take a moment to reflect on this accomplishment – today, we can grasp inContinue reading “The Last Soldier”

Losing the Greatest Generation

The phrase The Greatest Generation was first coined by former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw in his 1998 book by the same name. Brokaw used this phrase to describe the men and women who came of age during World War II. In his book, Brokaw noted that these men and women did not fightContinue reading “Losing the Greatest Generation”