"The animated recovery of this forgotten character will mesh with the great interest in Civil War journalism"

John Hodgson adamantly disagreed with Lincoln and the war, an opinion he expressed vehemently through his newspaper, the Jeffersonian. When his press was destroyed, first by a mob then “upon the authority of the president of the United States,” Hodgson fought back.

Jeffrey Manber is a noted expert in international and Russian foreign policy. As president of Mir-Corp, he led the effort to privatize commercial space assets, including the leasing of the Russian space station. He is currently a strategic advisor for governments and corporations in Russia and Eastern Europe and divides his time between Washington D.C. and London.

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Photograph of John Hodgson

Neil Dahlstrom, noted historian and scholar, has published more than twenty articles on nineteenth-century American history, including the Civil War. He is also the author of The John Deere Story: A Biography of Plowmakers John and Charles Deere and is currently an archivist for Deere & Company in Moline, Illinois.

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