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The question of how far we’ve come in expanding and correcting certain elements of our collective memory of the Civil War has come up on a number of occasions on […]
If I could do it all over again I would earn a degree in public history and work for the National Park Service at a historic site. Over the past […]
Inside Outside Click here for more on yesterday’s grand opening of the Museum of the Confederacy at Appomattox.
[H/T to Jubilo! The Emancipation Century] This popular Currier & Ives print from 1865, depicting the evacuation of Richmond, Virginia, is one of the most popular images of the city […]
It’s hard to believe that just a few years ago the future of the Museum of the Confederacy was in doubt. There was a talk about a name change and […]
at Stone Mountain Park’s plantation? Well, at least the kids will learn about the important roles the animals played in the maintenance of the plantation. LOL
Over the past few days I’ve been putting together some thoughts for a panel on the Civil War sesquicentennial that I am taking part in this coming April at the […]
It should come as no surprise that a National Air and Space Museum exhibit centered around the Enola Gay and the dropping of the Atomic Bomb would cause controversy in […]
This week the local newspaper in my former home of Charlottesville, Virginia reported that the Lee statue had been vandalized. I hope the perpetrators are caught and punished to the […]