William Mahone/Crater

Alan Axelrod’s Crater

The following review of Alan Axelrod’s The Horrid Pit: The Battle of the Crater, The Civil War’s Cruelest Mission is slated to appear in the Journal of Southern History.  Writing…

Why Is This Monument Here?

Following my interviews yesterday at the Petersburg National Battlefield Park I made my way through part of the driving tour that ends at the Crater.  I shot this photograph at…