The Washington Post’s Civil War 150 project debuts today in print and online. Highlights:
Brady Dennis: At the time of Lincoln’s election, the capital was all stenchy backwater and roaming cattle.
Philip Kennicott: The war reinforced Americans’ right to be wrong, a tradition that thrives to this day.
Jacqueline Trescott: Mathew Brady’s photographs made a president, captured a divided house.
Browse and digest a cornucopia of sesquicentennial stories, essays, event listings, graphics and photo galleries here.

The Washington Post’s Civil War 150 project debuts today in print and online. Highlights:

Brady Dennis: At the time of Lincoln’s election, the capital was all stenchy backwater and roaming cattle.

Philip Kennicott: The war reinforced Americans’ right to be wrong, a tradition that thrives to this day.

Jacqueline Trescott: Mathew Brady’s photographs made a president, captured a divided house.

Browse and digest a cornucopia of sesquicentennial stories, essays, event listings, graphics and photo galleries here.