In addition to Meade’s private beliefs, the papers’ authenticity is corroborated by statements from Bureau of Military Information officers John McEntee, who accompanied Dahlgren on the raid and thus saw the papers, and John Babcock…" Wiki
As many of you know, I am editing the second volume of my series of novels. They are set in the American Civil War.
In spite of the primitive techno0logy of that time, the politics of the war and the actions of the actors are easily recognisable today.
The "Dahlgren Affair" may well say something important to us avout the impossibility of ever really controlling the actions of something as large as a national government. pl
The picture is of Dahlgren Chapel in Turner’s Gap. Admiral Dahlgren built it in memory of his son.