My You Have a Pretty Toe

Some of you know that the cover story for the April issue of Civil War Times will feature my article on Confederate military executions.  This is a project that I’ve…

See You Next Year

It’s time for a little break.  I need to see a man about finishing an essay and a book manuscript.  Enjoy the Holidays!

Abraham Lincoln’s Big Gay Dance Party

[Hat-Tip to Religion in American History] “In this comedy of political values Honest Abe’s home town puts a teacher on trial for asking ‘Was Lincoln Gay?’ Told in three acts…

Teaching Civil War Memory

Today is the first day of the new trimester and I am once again teaching a course on Civil War Memory.  I have two sections with a total of 12…

Update on Future of Civil War Life Museum

The messages coming from Terry Thomann, the Civil War Life Museum’s director and members of the board of directors have been incredibly confusing over the past week.  The sticking point…