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Seduced by the “Dark Turn”

  by Sarah Johnson ’15 Last year, I attended a Civil War Conference that highlighted what has become known as the “Dark Turn of the Civil War.” Basically, the turn … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Specter of Gettysburg

  by Kevin Lavery ’16 The story I am about to tell is entirely true. Several weeks ago, as I departed Musselman Library after a long night of intensive research, … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Featured Article: O.O. Howard’s Honorary Degree

by Ryan Nadeau ’16 On 11 August 1866, Major General Oliver Otis Howard, Director of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands and former commander of the Union Army’s … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Battlefield Correspondence: Sarah Johnson at the Virginia Monument

In our first Battlefield Correspondence video of the semester, Sarah Johnson ’15 reports on the unusual circumstances surrounding the dedication of the Virginia Monument in 1917.

October 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

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