Glenn David Brasher

12 Years A Slave Meets the Academic Community

Last year Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln led to an outpouring of reviews by professional historians, who pointed out what they perceived to be a wide range of interpretive problems and omissions […]

Why Confederate Camp Servants

The most recent issue of The Civil War Monitor contains a letter-to-the-editor about a recent essay of mine on Confederate camp servants [Spring 2013]. From Mr. John H. Whitfield: While […]

Best of 2012

The end of my first full year of living in Boston and what a year it’s been.  It should come as no surprise that the highlight of the past year […]