OK, Who Stole the Sherman’s March Marker?

Apparently, somebody decided to have a little fun and steal the memorial marker to Sherman’s March located on North Clark Street in Milledgeville, Georgia. According to the story, it is […]

I Stand With the National Park Service

I have a number of friends who work for the National Park Service. They protect this nation’s most important cultural, environmental, and historical treasures. As a group they are some […]

Azie Dungey (Ask a Slave) Responds

Thanks to Azie Dungey for taking the time to share her thoughts on this site about her new Web series, Ask a Slave. Given that my post was somewhat critical […]

Award For Excellence in Public History

Recently I agreed to chair the committee for the 2014 Award for Excellence in Public History sponsored by The Society of Civil War Historians. The Society of Civil War Historians […]

Boston’s Civil War Top 10

I am working on finalizing a list of my top 10 favorite Civil War-related sites here in Boston for an upcoming issue of The Civil War Monitor. I’ve given a […]

“Ask A Slave”

It’s a new web comedy series, but it’s not very funny. Azie Dungey played a slave at Mount Vernon and is now sharing the colorful and not very thoughtful questions […]

The Face of Public History (Part 2)

This past week I was reminded of just how upsetting it can be for African American to have to confront the Confederate flag when visiting a Civil War site. I […]