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Intersections of Religion and War: Examining a USCC Diary

By Savannah Labbe ’19 While most don’t immediately associate religion with war, there is no doubt that it plays a role in most, the Civil War included. The Civil War … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

Lessons from My European Travels: Love, Hate, and the Fate of Humanity

By Matt LaRoche ’17 I once met a man who was a dead-ringer for Joseph Goebbels. He had the same dour sort of face plastered to a gaunt skull that … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beneath the Mulberry Tree: Sarah Edmonds and Women in Memory

By Annika Jensen ’18 In her memoir Nurse and Spy in the Union Army, Sarah Emma Edmonds, a woman fighting in the Union Army disguised as a man, employed florid … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · 4 Comments

Prepared to Engage: Presenting the 2016-2017 CWI Fellows

By Annika Jensen ’18 The 2016-17 Civil War Institute Fellows are back on campaign: a company of hardened veterans recently tested by summer internships and fascinating research positions will be … Continue reading

September 16, 2016 · Leave a comment


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