Wounded soldiers after the Battle of the Wilderness, May 1864
This is the grave of Andrew Jackson Hamilton. You can read the historical society biography above, but we’ll go ahead and expand on this a bit. Hamilton was born in 1815 in Huntsville, Alabama.
This is the grave of Robert Anderson. Born in 1805 near Louisville, Anderson was destined for a career in the military. His father, Richard Anderson, was the Marquis de Lafayette’s aide-de-camp
I’m teaching two courses this term–Civil War and US Labor History. It’s midterm day. Take these midterms. I will be grading them. No curve! HISTORY 365 MIDTERM, SPRING 2022 (for LGM
I had the great pleasure of talking to Stephanie McCurry, R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History in Honor of Dwight D. Eisenhower at Columbia University (quite a title!) about her 2019 book Wom
The Civil War era that is The last documented widow of a Civil War #veteran has passed. 🙏🏽🇺🇸🇺🇸 #SUVCW #CivilWarHistory #USArmy #militaryhistory #usmilit
This is the grave of George Meade. Born in 1815 in Cádiz, Spain, Meade had a father who had made a ton of money in the merchant trade between the U.S. and Spain. But he put a bunch of money into the
My latest podcast is with Erin Stewart Mauldin, assistant professor of history at the University of South Florida, discussing her book Unredeemed Land: An Environmental History of Civil War and Emanci