Nau Center

Announcement of the 2017 Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History

The John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia invites nominations for the second Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History. Titles published in 2016 will be eligible. The… Continue Reading Announcement of the 2017 Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History

From Carter’s Mountain to Morganza Bend: A U.S.C.T. Odyssey (Part III) by Elizabeth R. Varon

Note:  This is the last installment of a three-part blog post on the Virginia roots of U.S.C.T. soldiers in Missouri regiments. Part III:  The War’s Aftermath In the aftermath of the Civil War, as John Coles Carter and the U.S.C.T.… Continue Reading From Carter’s Mountain to Morganza Bend: A U.S.C.T. Odyssey (Part III) by Elizabeth R. Varon

A Word on Methods: Recovering the Stories of Black Virginians in the Union Army by William Kurtz

This blog post is one of several that we will publish in 2017 on our Black Virginians in Blue digital project. The project explores the lives of African American men from Albemarle County, Virginia, who served in the USCT. Jonathan… Continue Reading A Word on Methods: Recovering the Stories of Black Virginians in the Union Army by William Kurtz

From Carter’s Mountain to Morganza Bend: A U.S.C.T. Odyssey (Part II) by Elizabeth R. Varon |

Note:  This is part two of a three part blog post on the Virginia roots of U.S.C.T. soldiers in Missouri regiments. Part II:  Military Service The 65th and 67th regiments were dispatched in March of 1864 from Missouri to Morganza… Continue Reading From Carter’s Mountain to Morganza Bend: A U.S.C.T. Odyssey (Part II) by Elizabeth R. Varon |