New To the Civil War Memory Library, 08/01

It’s been a while since I last updated my list of books received as review copies and those purchased.  As always, thanks to those of you who have gone through […]

A Massacre of Biblical Proportions

Listening to these two knuckleheads talk Civil War history on a recent show is both entertaining and disturbing at the same time. By the way, David Barton’s new book on […]

Who Is a Victim of History?

Update: A must read post by Robert Moore at Cenantua’s Blog. This morning one of my readers asked me to clarify my thoughts about a recent post on Sherman and […]

148 Years Ago Today

At about this time the USCTs of the Ninth Corp’s Fourth Division had entered the battle.  Part of one brigade ended up in the confusion of the crater itself, but […]

Back From Chicago

Just a quick shout out to Daniel Weinberg (l) and Bjorn Skaptason (r) of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop for inviting me to Chicago as part of their Virtual Book […]

Untwisting Sherman’s Neckties

As a quick follow-up to yesterday’s post on Sherman and Civil War memory I thought it might be helpful to cite a passage from William G. Thomas’s new book, The […]