Gettysburg

My copy of Allen Guelzo's new book, Gettysburg: The Last Invasion will arrive later this afternoon.  I will likely dive right in.  I've read all of Guelzo's books and have learned a great deal.  Yesterday the Civil War Monitor published a review of the book by Will Greene. At first I stayed away not wanting [...]

Has anyone else noticed that the stamps released thus far by the United States Postal Service reflect a clear bias?  Perhaps it should come as no surprise that an agency of the federal government would favor the United States during the Civil War.  Next month the USPS's Forever stamp marking the 150th anniversary of the [...]

...apparently very little. With the Future of Civil War History conference right around the corner it should come as no surprise that I've had Gettysburg on my mind.  I am also looking forward to a return visit in June for the annual Civil War Institute, which will focus on the battle of Gettysburg.  With the [...]

Yes, I find the decision by the Gettysburg National Military Park to invite country music singer Trace Adkins to sing our National Anthem as part of the 150th anniversary commemoration of the battle to be just a little troubling.  My concern has nothing to do with the recent story about his Confederate earring and I [...]

Those of you in the Richmond area should make it a point to check out Ray Carver's one-man show, "Gettysburg 1963" which will premier at the Gayton Kirk Presbyterian Church on Saturday February 23.  I was invited to participate in a panel discussion following the show, but the organizer didn't realize that I no longer [...]

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