Here is Allen Guelzo’s brief commentary on Stuart’s arrival on July 2. However late Stuart was in arriving, the Army of Northern Virginia was still glad to see him. As he rode along the York Pike in Gettysburg, “such joyful shouts as rent the air I never heard” and “the cavalry for once was well [...]
The latest issue of Civil War Book Review includes my review of Jeffry D. Wert’s recent biography of J.E.B. Stuart. Civil War enthusiasts have come to expect a certain quality of research and writing from Jeffry D. Wert. Since the publication of his first book in 1987, Wert has tackled a wide range of subjects [...]
On Friday I am heading down to South Boston, Virginia to lead a TAH Grant seminar of 28 high school history teachers. Our topic is Civil War Memory. I am going to take care of the morning session, including an overview of the topic as well as interpretive case studies with documents, film, and monuments. [...]
I came across an episode of “The Outer Limits” that deals with Civil War reenacting and the battle of Gettysburg. Many of you are no doubt familiar with what I like to describe as the poor cousin of the “Twilight Zone”, which ran from 1963-1965 and than again from 1995-2002. This particular episode features the [...]
What a strange print. Jackson does not look happy at all having Stuart’s hand on his arm. And who is the dude looking over their shoulders? Happy Holidays from everyone here at Civil War Memory.