Antietam

Another Take on “Lee’s Lost Order”

History recently launched a new comedy series called, “Crossroads of History.” This particular episode explores Lee’s famous Lost Order and stars Ben Feldman, who you may remember from Mad Men.…

Assessing the Sesquicentennial

It’s probably too late to say anything substantial about the sesquicentennial at this stage, but two recent events suggest that Americans remain interested in the Civil War and continue to…

Remembering Antietam’s Dead

One of the features of American Experience’s documentary Death and the Civil War that I really like is its emphasis on the lingering bitterness over how to commemorate the Civil…

On Antietam and Hot Coffee

This guest post is by Adam Arenson, assistant professor of history at the University of Texas at El Paso and author of The Great Heart of the Republic: St. Louis…