Another Take on “Lee’s Lost Order”

History recently launched a new comedy series called, “Crossroads of History.” This particular episode explores Lee’s famous Lost Order and stars Ben Feldman, who you may remember from Mad Men. […]

“The Road From Appomattox” Symposium

All five presentations from this year’s Civil War symposium held recently at the Library of Virginia are now available for viewing via C-SPAN. The event was titled, “The Road from […]

New Book Project for Public Historians

I don’t believe I have said much of anything about it on this site, but in addition to my book project on the myth of the Black Confederate soldier I […]

Benjamin Butler on the Big Stage

The decision on the part of Benjamin Butler to declare slaves as contraband of war at Fort Monroe, Virginia in the spring of 1861 received a good deal of attention […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 03/26

I am very excited to see that Stephen Sears is slated to release a new book early next year. It is titled, Lincoln’s Lieutenants: The High Command of the Army […]

A Very Small Army of Black Rebels

One of the topics that I take up in the final chapter of my book about Confederate camp slaves and the Myth of the Black Confederate Soldier is the presence […]

More Talk About Confederate Monuments

Update: Tweets from this session are now available on Storify. All indications are that yesterday’s panel discussion at the annual meeting of the National Council on Public History on Confederate […]