Men Go to Battle and the Civil War’s Dark Turn by Cecily N. Zander

ABRUPT, adj. Sudden, without ceremony, like the arrival of a cannonshot and the departure of the soldier whose interests are most affected by it. Dr. Samuel Johnson beautifully said of another author’s ideas that they were “concatenated without abruption.”  … Continue Reading Men Go to Battle and the Civil War’s Dark Turn by Cecily N. Zander

Postscript to “Reconstructing Memory” by Page Putnam Miller and Jennifer Whitmer Taylor

The March 2017 issue of The Journal of the Civil War Era includes the article “Reconstructing Memory: The Attempt to Designate Beaufort, South Carolina the National Park’s First Reconstruction Unit.” It addresses a vigorous effort at the national and local… Continue Reading Postscript to “Reconstructing Memory” by Page Putnam Miller and Jennifer Whitmer Taylor