Civil War Centennial

A Civil War Centennial Education

Over the past few days I’ve been rummaging through research files that cover the history of the Crater during the 1950s and 60s.  Thankfully, I’ve been making steady progress on…

Confederate Drill Team (1961)

It should be abundantly clear after viewing this video why the Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission hopes to steer clear of reenactments.  Nothing like going to see a Confederate drill team show…

Why the Civil War Still Matters

Every year the city of Charlottesville welcomes the Virginia Festival of the Book, which is a week-long series of events related to the art of writing and the joy of…