Acquisitions, 02/11

As excited as I am about moving to Boston I am dreading having to pack up my library.  I am seriously considering gutting a sizable chunk of it.  It will […]

Standing Up For Teachers

Update: Chris Wehner has responded to my post in the comments section below. He takes issue with just about every point I made, but I stand by what I’ve written. […]

“What Shall Be Done With Them?”

On Friday I posted a couple of newspaper notices on the subject of black Confederates from Vicki Betts.  Here is one more from a Memphis newspaper for your consideration. MEMPHIS […]

Civil War Memory Needs a New Tagline

One of my readers reminded me the other day that I am soon going to need a new tagline for Civil War Memory.  He suggested that I make it a […]

The Mythology of the Mythology of Lincoln

Update: Here is a transcript of a debate between Harry V. Jaffa and Thomas DiLorenzo from 2002, which was sponsored by The Independent Institute.  Brooks Simpson has also written up […]

You Interpret

[Hat-Tip to Vicki Betts] Vicki was kind enough to send along these two brief newspaper notices.  I’ve seen plenty of these references in the course of my research – just […]

My Final Civil War Class

Today I am teaching my final class on the American Civil War at the St. Anne’s – Belfield School.  It’s not going to be a memorable class by any stretch […]

Bid ‘Em In

[Hat-Tip to Jubilo! The Emancipation Century] This video could easily be shared in the classroom to generate an interesting discussion. For me its the cadence of the auctioneers voice and […]