Civil War Historians

Acquisitions, 11/28

I have a huge stack of books that have yet to be cracked open, including the titles listed below, but I put them all on hold to read Isabel Wilkerson’s…

The Future of Slavery

Much of our inquiry into history can be described as a metaphorical reaching back into the past.  We are not just looking for more facts, but a deeper meaning that…

The Historiography of Virginia, 1861

One of the projects that I am currently working on is a historiographical piece for the Blackwell Companion to the U.S. Civil War edited by Aaron Sheehan-Dean and published by…

Virginia at War, 1865 Now Available

The final volume of the Virginia at War series from the University Press of Kentucky is now available, which includes my essay on the demobilization of Lee’s Army of Northern…

Rhode Island Civil War Round Table

Tomorrow I have the honor of presenting a talk to the Rhode Island Civil War Round Table as part of their annual gala dinner.  Historian Mark Dunkelman was kind enough…