From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
The home of Jefferson Davis in Richmond, VA, (the table in the background is where Robert E. Lee signed his surrender), with General Edward O.C. Ord and his wife and daughter, April 1865. Unknown photographer. Public domain.