Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Brooklyn’s Revolutionary War martyrs

Sex and the Civil War

Hugh Mercer’s sword

Evangelical Gotham

A megaparish

Dennis Covington reviews Frances Fitzgerald, The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America

Vaudeville baseball players

Thought leaders vs. public intellectuals

“Indian relics”

E.D. Hirsch on anti-nationalism in public schools

Michael Kazin on why U.S. entrance into World War I may have been a bad idea

Did CNN create Trump?


More Jackson-Trump comparisons

What happened to the New York State Historical Association?