June 19, 1865 marked just one of the many endings to the Civil War. On that day Union general Gordon Granger landed at Galveston and announced to Texans that the war was over and slavery had ended. On this 150th anniversary… Continue Reading Welcome to the new SCWH Website!
The Society of Civil War Historians and the Watson-Brown Foundation are pleased to announce that Shauna Devine, research fellow at the Schulich School of Medicine and an assistant professor in the Department of History at the University of Western Ontario,… Continue Reading 2015 Tom Watson Brown Book Award Winner Announced
The SCWH seeks to promote the study of the Civil War era and to bring greater coherence to the field by encouraging the integration of social, military, political, and other forms of history. The Society publishes a quarterly newsletter, sponsors… Continue Reading Welcome to SCWH