Civil War Historians

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 10/20

Update: Last week I received my author copy of Upon the Fields of Battle: Essays on the Military History of America’s Civil War (Louisiana State University Press, 2018) edited by […]

From Virginia to Vermont

Just wanted to take a minute to thank everyone at UVA’s Nau Center for Civil War History for hosting me earlier this week. I thoroughly enjoyed talking with their graduate […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 09/30

John B. Boles, Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty (Basic Books, 2017). Joan Cashin, War Stuff: The Struggle for Human and Environmental Resources in the American Civil War (Cambridge University Press, […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 09/13

William W. Freehling, Becoming Lincoln (University Press of Virginia, 2018). Joanne B. Freeman, The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 08/19

David B. Allison, Controversial Monuments and Memorials: A Guide for Community Leaders (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018). Millington W. Bergeson-Lockwood, Race Over Party: Black Politics and Partisanship in Late Nineteenth-Century Boston […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 08/07

John Fea, Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump (Eerdmans, 2018). Judith Giesberg and Randall M. Miller eds., Women and the American Civil War: North-South Counterpoints (Kent State University […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 07/10

I am currently making my way through David Blight’s new biography, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (Simon & Schuster, 2018). No, the book is not published. I just managed to […]

Remembering Hari Jones

While overseas last week I learned of the untimely passing of Hari Jones. Hari is best known for his work with the African American Civil War Freedom Foundation and Museum […]