New to the Civil War Memory Library, 01/12

Elliott J. Gorn, Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till (Oxford University Press, 2018). David K. Graham, Loyalty on the Line: Civil War Maryland in American Memory (University […]

A Conversation With the Washington Post

A couple of weeks ago I responded to a profile piece in The Washington Post about Frank Earnest, who is a vocal member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. The […]

Gregory Newson’s Black Confederate World

I don’t discuss Gregory Newson in my forthcoming book about the black Confederate myth, but he is certainly a very passionate and vocal advocate of this particular narrative. It’s easy […]

Micro-blogging at Civil War Memory

You may have noticed a new tab in the header called News. This is a new feature here at Civil War Memory that will function along the lines of twitter. […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 06/29

Update: My first book, Remembering the Battle of the Crater: War as Murder was recently released in paperback. You can order it directly from the publisher with a 30% discount […]

Next Up, St. Louis’s Confederate Monument

Update: As of this morning [8 June] the monument is being dismantled. Video here. Recent high profile debates about the removal of Confederate monuments have centered on important military and […]