Dorothy Henderson, Jan. ’41, Publishes Family Memoir of the Civil War

Alexander Henderson first came to New York in 1864 as a sailor who wanted to see the world.  Upon learning that slavery was still practiced in the United States, he immediately enlisted in the United States Navy to lend his hand toward ending it.  On Blockade: The Memoirs of Civil War Seaman, Alexander Henderson, was edited by his granddaughter, Dorothy Henderson.  Click here to learn more about the book.