It’s New Year’s Eve, 2019, and the entire team behind 1865 wants to wish you a happy new year, with health, prosperity and good listening in 2020. We have high hopes for the coming year, including more from 1865. But today, we’re presenting an episode that’s previously only been available to our subscribers at 1865podcast.com.It’s a bonus series called “In Their Own Words,” wherein we explore the journals, letters and speeches of some of the major characters in our series, performed by our incredibly talented cast. You’ll hear these historical figures’ unfiltered, unmistakable, often uncomfortable emotions and opinions as they witness and participate in this tumultuous period of history. I hope you enjoy it. If you do, consider becoming a subscriber yourself at 1865podcast.com, to gain access to all these bonus episodes and more, plus early access to what’s coming next.1865 is an Airship production. You can support this show at 1865podcast.com to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more, or find us on Facebook and Twitter.