Crater

The latest issue of the Journal of American History (June 2013) includes a review of my Crater book by Chad L. Williams, who teaches here in town at Brandeis University. This is a very fair review. I couldn't be more pleased to see that Professor Williams highlighted the chapters on William Mahone, the Readjusters and [...]

The academic journal reviews of Remembering the Battle of the Crater are just beginning to appear. Overall the reviews have been very positive.  It's encouraging to know that historians, who you respect, believe that the time it took to research and write was time well spent and that it constitutes a worthy addition to the [...]

Update: I've sold two copies of the book in the past hour. I guess there is no such thing as a negative review. :-) I have to say that I really thought my book's Amazon page was going to be flooded with negative reviews from day one of publication.  I even spent some time strategizing [...]

Update: Just received a private email stating that I am "incapable of feeling anything but hate for Confederate soldiers." As always, thanks for taking the time to comment. This weekend I was in Petersburg, where I gave a talk to a group of educators as part of teachers conference sponsored by the Civil War Trust.  [...]

First things first. Thanks to all of you who emailed yesterday to share your concerns about our safety in light of the attacks that took place here in Boston.  My wife and I have lived in Boston for close to two years.  After watching the response of our community to yesterday's tragic events, I can [...]

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