Civil War Memory Goes to Yale

This morning I traveled to New Haven, Connecticut to visit with David Blight’s Civil War Memory seminar at Yale.  It was my first time to the campus and I had […]

Growing Up With Lincoln

What kids start out learning about Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation and ideally what they should learn by the time they leave high school.

Is Richmond Burning or Beginning Anew?

[H/T to Jubilo! The Emancipation Century] This popular Currier & Ives print from 1865, depicting the evacuation of Richmond, Virginia, is one of the most popular images of the city […]