Then Again: A Vermont Yankee in the postbellum South

Marshall Twitchell

At the end of the Civil War, Marshall Twitchell was assigned to be the chief federal officer in an area of Louisiana, where he found love, power and wealth, as well as hatred and violence.



Then Again: Vermont peddler to Wall Street robber baron

James Fisk

James Fisk conducted his affairs — both financial and personal — with all the subtlety of a carnival barker. And that was his undoing.










In This State: Veteran Gilbert Lucier embodied Vermont’s deep passion for the Civil War

When Gilbert Lucier succumbed to apoplexy in the Orleans County Memorial Hospital in 1944, he was the last of Vermont’s 34,238 Civil War soldiers to die.