Teaching Assignment for 2009-10

Last week I found out what I will be teaching for the coming year.  Before I get to that I should mention that the biggest change for me this coming […]

What’s in a Name?

Make your way over to Vast Public Indifference for a fascinating series of posts on the naming of enslaved and free blacks after Confederate heroes. Black Children, Confederate Heroes Jeff […]

Another Angle on the State of Jones

I‘ve been thinking quite a bit about this little controversy as I make my way around the blogosphere and read the comments from various quarters.  While there is no way […]

Where are the Archival Sources?

Three books have been published on the battle of the Crater over the past two years and I have had the opportunity to review all of them.  I reviewed Alan […]