Unpublished – A Blog Series

This month I had the pleasure of coordinating a blog post series for Emerging Civil War. We featured a variety of primary sources that – to the best of our knowledge – had not been published before. It was a wonderful way to highlight lesser-known stories and writings from the 1860s. Check out the fullContinue reading “Unpublished – A Blog Series”

Voices From The Crisis

There’s something I want to say, but just wasn’t fitting into my article for Emerging Civil War this week. Accounts from Union soldiers after the Battle of Fredericksburg in December 1862 and then looking at their reaction to the positively-spun presidential commendation and newspaper reporting got my brain turning. History was helping me thinking aboutContinue reading “Voices From The Crisis”

History IS Messy…

One of my writing projects and hands-on history experiments this autumn appeared in published form on Emerging Civil War’s blog for the week of Thanksgiving. From History Books to A Modern Kitchen Corn and Apples with the 17th Virginia Infantry  Officers’ Mess Breakfast with the 61st New York Miss Caskie’s Cake at General Lee’s HeadquartersContinue reading “History IS Messy…”