Prologue Magazine

Prologue | Summer 2011

Vol. 43, no. 2

National Archives records reveal how the U.S. Military Railroads kept the trains running for the Union during the Civil War.

Records of congressional hearings contain unexpected treasures—including important threads in the history of baseball.

Jesse Haire, a soldier in the U.S. Army cavalry, gives an eyewitness view of history in his journals.


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