Peter Carmichael

Is Robert K. Krick a Southern Historian?

Over the past three days I’ve come across two references that place Robert K. Krick, squarely in the camp of Southern historians.  The reference is meant not simply to denote […]

“Thank God the North Won”

There is an interesting moment in this talk by Peter Carmichael where he fields a question by a woman, who is apparently concerned that he is being overly critical of […]

Peter Carmichael on Civil War Talk Radio

I thoroughly enjoyed Friday’s interview with UNC-Greensboro historian Peter S. Carmichael.  Check out the interview, and more importantly, read The Last Generation: Young Virginians in Peace, War, and Reunion – […]

Identifying With “Old Virginia’s” Youth

My four Civil War students spent the class discussing Peter Carmichael’s recent North and South article, “Confederate Crusaders: Virginia’s Last Generation Fights the Civil War.” The article examines those Virginians […]