Congratulations John Latschar

A belated congratulations to former Gettysburg superintendent, John Latschar, who earlier this month was honored by The National Parks Conservation Association with the Stephen T. Mather Award for his work…

Intense Debate Update

Sorry guys, but once again I’ve had to scrap my plans on using Intense Debate to manage comments. I encountered a number of problems, including a much slower load time…

A Message From the Commander-in-Chief

Well, not that commander-in-chief. One of my readers was kind enough to forward an email sent to members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans from their commander-in-chief, Chuck McMichael, who…

Merry Christmas, Mr. President

On this day in 1864 William T. Sherman secured the city of Savannah, Georgia after marching his army 300 miles across the state. Upon arrival he wired the president the…

Best of 2008

It’s time for the fourth annual installment of the best in Civil War books and blogs from the past year. This is an opportunity to acknowledge those books that have…