The author has spotted four errors — Readers are entreated to let her know of others at bbabcock@Stanford.edu
p. 16 — Barbara Frietchie did not stare down the British Army, but the Confederate Army in the Whittier Poem.
p. 103 — The date in the last paragraph should be 1885 rather than 1875.
p. 183 — Benjamin Tracy served as Secretary of the Navy under President Benjamin Harrison, not as indicated, William Henry Harrison.
p. 194 –The sentence: “The remark called for one of her cutting replies, but Foltz left the courtroom,” should read, “but Foltz had left the courtroom.”