Best of Civil War Memory (2)

This is the second in my series of “Best of” posts that will be shared throughout November in recognition of the four-year anniversary of this blog.  The following post appeared […]

Civil War Memory Turns Four

The following post originally appeared on December 12, 2005 Being Ed Ayers In the most recent issue of North and South there is a very interesting exchange between Ed Ayers […]

Jim Limber Kidnapped and Brought to Beauvoir

It looks like Gary Casteel’s statue of Jefferson Davis holding hands with his biological son and “adopted” son, Jim Limber, has found a new home at Beauvoir.  You may remember […]

Civil War Memory Through Film

Iam in the process of finalizing my elective for the next trimester, which begins after we return from Thanksgiving break.  It’s a course that I am calling Civil War Memory.  […]

South Park Reenacts the Civil War

Episode Summary for The Red Badge of Gayness: “Cartman has visions of glory as he suits up for the Confederacy in the annual reenactment of a Civil War battle, and […]

Ulysses S. Grant in Command

While looking through some “sexually explicit” images related to the Civil War I came across this interesting collection by artist, Justine Lai.  The artist is based in San Francisco.  Lai […]

Gotcha History

I‘m not a fan of what I like to call “gotcha history”. It goes something like this. A book is marketed or reviewed based on the premise that its subject […]