November 2008

Is This a Serious Publisher?

I just finished perusing through McFarland’s catalog which arrived today in the mail.  As I was going through the Civil War section I came across this gem of a title, […]

I’ll Take It

Looks like Brag Bowling and the SCV are going to look elsewhere for a home for their statue of Jefferson Davis and Jim Limber.  I reported on this story a […]

Clarification on Hopkins-SCV Dispute

The other day I briefly referenced the decision of Johns Hopkins University to deny a Maryland chapter of the SCV use of their facilities for an upcoming Lee-Jackson Day celebration. […]

End of Another Semester

The second of my two Civil War sections just finished their final exams.  They had 90 minutes to write about the evolution of the conflict from limited to hard war.  […]

Louisville’s Changing Public Landscape

Plans for a new “Freedom Park” were unveiled yesterday in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, which will include a number of new exhibits and statues related to the civil rights movement.  The […]

My Fredericksburg Battlefield

Just sitting here thinking about what I might say in my keynote address marking the 145th anniversary of the battle of Fredericksburg. I am going to center my remarks on […]

A Bailout for Bowling?

Looks like the stand-off between the Virginia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans and the American Civil War Center at Tredegar will continue over the statue of Jefferson Davis and Jim […]