American Civil War

Reviews of eight new books on various aspects of American history. more

Jun 19, 2017 9:32 AM Books

The Battle of Gettysburg sprawled over 15 square miles around a little town in Pennsylvania during the first three days of July in 1863. As we know from thousands of articles and texts already published on this famous Civil War more

Jul 21, 2013 11:24 PM Books

During the Civil War, America bled as red as it ever did, and this nation was forever changed and haunted. This week is the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s turning point, according to Doug Dammann, curator at the Civil more

Jul 1, 2013 4:39 PM A&E Feature

In A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War (Da Capo), historian Thomas Fleming promises to shed new light upon the root causes of the conflict. While he does present some more

Jun 10, 2013 12:43 PM Books