Peter Carmichael

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…

“What A Drag It Is Getting Old”

Well, my fall semester Civil War class is slowly winding down. Students are working to complete their research projects and I continue to deal with various stages of senioritis (most…