Discovering Richmond

Class field trip to the American Civil War Museum  By Don Wilms, retired educator and READ Center teacher Hold on! President Grant got a speeding ticket in the 1870’s? Driving a horse-drawn carriage in D.C.? Yup. Upon questioning my class, after reading the Grant article in News for You in January, I realized that no one knew who Grant was before he was president, what war he fought in, what that war was fought over, or who the President was during that war.  By now,...