For the Sake of Serenity

I think Gary Gallagher makes a pretty good case for why black soldiers were not present at the Grand Review in Washington D.C. in May 1865.  He argues that their…

Some Thoughts About Indexing

Thanks to those of you who offered suggestions on how to go about indexing a book.  Yesterday I finished with a first pass over the manuscript.  While I certainly have…

Indexing Tips

Well, I just finished reading through the page proofs for my Crater book.  Now all that stands between me and a finished book is the index.  I have the formatting…