Battlefield Interpretation

I just put the finishing touches on my paper and accompanying visual presentation for the George Tyler Moore Center - Pamplin Park Conference that begins tomorrow afternoon.  Back in 2007 I took part in this conference, but this is the first year that Mark Snell and the rest of the gang at Shepherd University have [...]

If you are not reading Mysteries and Conundrums than you are missing one of the most interesting new Civil War blogs to come down the pike in some time.  The blog is maintained by the historical staff at the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, which is led by John Hennessy.  The gang has been [...]

This is the latest installment in the Civil War Classics series written by students in Professor Peter Carmichael's graduate level readings course at West Virginia University.  The following brief review of Jay Luvaas's book, The Military Legacy of the Civil War: The European Inheritance, was written by Kati Singel.  Click here for other reviews in [...]

Debby Applegate The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher (Three Leaves, 2007). Anne J. Bailey, Invisible Southerners: Ethnicity in the Civil War (University of Georgia Press, 2006). George C. Bradley and Richard L. Dahlen, From Conquest to Conciliation: The Sack of Athens and the Court-Martial of Colonel John B. Turchin [...]

I just finished reading Scott Mingus's book on the Louisiana Tigers for a review in the journal, Louisiana History.  Mingus's focus is specifically the Gettysburg Campaign (June-July 1863)  Let me just say at the outset that I thoroughly enjoyed the book.  Mingus has a command of the relevant primary sources and the book is well [...]

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