Interpreting Homer’s “Near Andersonville”

Actress Tia James portrays the enslaved African American woman represented in a painting in the Newark Museum’s collection. “Near Andersonville” was created by famed American artist Winslow Homer in 1866. […]

Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc.

Many of you have no doubt noticed the new banner advertisement in the header.  I couldn’t be more pleased to host an ad for the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop in […]

Declaring Victory

This past weekend I took part in a conference on the Civil War and public history at North Carolina State University.  I heard a number of interesting presentations and I […]