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Volume 29, Number 2, Spring 2013

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Carved from Granite but Steeped in Change: West Point and the Making of Leaders, Lance Betros

“The Musket Balls was Thicker Then any Hail”:  The Greene County Men of The 120th at Gettysburg, Ted Hilscher

Scholarly Forum: The Hudson River and National Identity

The Role of the Hudson in Nineteenth-Century Identity, Frances Dunwell

The Sanctification of the Hudson River Valley, Roger Panetta

Landscape, History, and the Nineteenth-Century Hudson River, Thomas S. Wermuth

Response from David Schuyler

Pictorial Essay

From Picturesque to Profane: a Cultural history of the hudson River’s Palmer Falls, Stephen Cernek

Teaching the hudson River Valley

The Teaching the Hudson Valley Program and Teachers’ Institute, Christina Ritter

Regional History Forum

Opus 40, Taylor Mullaney

300 Years of Dutchess County Democracy, Samantha Dutchess Halliday

Regional Writing

River of Riches, Allen C. Fischer

Book Reviews

Episodes from a Hudson River Town, by Clesson S. Bush, reviewed by Robert A. Naborn

Pancake Hollow Primer, A Hudson Valley Story, by Laurence Carr and Cradle of the American Circus: Poems from Somers, New York, by Jo Pitkin, reviewed by Judith Saunders

The Hudson River Valley Reader, by Edward C. Goodman, reviewed by Beth Kolp

Drifting: Two weeks on the Hudson, by Mike Freeman, reviewed by Steve Stanne