“There Will Be Confederates in Heaven”

One of the individuals that I am looking forward to learning more about for this new article on the Crater is Colonel James Anderson of Springfield, Massachusetts, who was very […]

Massachusetts at the Crater

One of the things that I regret about my book on the Crater is that I failed to spend sufficient time exploring Union accounts of the battle, both during and, […]

Remembering Louis Martin

A couple of years ago Mike Musick – who as many of you know was for a long time the go-to guy for anything Civil War related at the National […]

What A Real Review Looks Like

The other day I blogged briefly about a disagreement over a reference I made to a “real [book] review” as opposed to what I would call reader feedback on Amazon […]

149 Years Ago Today

The battle of the Crater was fought 149 years ago today. Here is a letter written by Henry A. Minor, who served as a surgeon with the 9th Alabama Volunteers. […]

Civil War Institute 2014: The War in 1864

With not much else going on today I thought I would pass along the news that I’ve agreed to join the faculty for the 2014 Civil War Institute at Gettysburg […]