ECW is pleased to have a partnership with Patrick Young, author of The Reconstruction Era blog. Reconstruction was the unfinished work of the Civil War, and one can’t fully understand the war itself without looking at its aftermath. Of course, that poses challenges to historians because the memory of the war and Reconstruction remain contested and often stirs controversy. Patrick never shrinks from this task, and we’re proud to share work.
Here’s a look at this past year’s “Echoes of Reconstruction” by Patrick Young:
March: (Patrick had the month off)