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Hollywood Cemetery is a very special place. This is the second year that I’ve brought students to this cemetery and I do so because it is rich in history and […]
Today was the kind of day that I live for as a teacher. My students and I had a wonderful time on our trip to Richmond. It was a bit […]
I’ve been browsing Hollywood Cemetery’s website in preparation for tomorrow’s class trip and I am struck by the reconciliationist tone used to describe the various sites. Consider the following brief […]
Tomorrow I am taking 32 students and three colleagues to Richmond to tour Civil War related sites. Since the courses that I am teaching this trimester are focused on memory […]
This is my favorite painting of the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox in April 1865. It was painted in the 1920s by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris […]