Teaching the Confederate Flag Controversy

Schools across the United States are dealing with the question of what to do about displays of the Confederate flag on campus. Last week around two dozen students in Christiansburg, […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 09/21

As I mentioned last week, Cold Harbor to the Crater: The End of the Overland Campaign edited by Gary Gallagher and Caroline Janney is now available online. Ira Berlin, The […]

Evaluating the Civil War Sesquicentennial

Some of you who are interested in the question of how to evaluate the Civil War sesquicentennial may find the following panel discussion worth your time. The panel is from […]

In the Studio With Andrew and Silas Chandler

There are only a handful of images of Confederate soldiers and officers with their slaves or camp servants. The famous tintype of Andrew and Silas Chandler is the most famous, […]