Author Archives: juliemujic

Modern Photography: Returning to Harpers Ferry

In April 2014, I took students on a trip to Antietam National Battlefield and Harpers Ferry. I was so moved by my time in Harpers Ferry – by its physical beauty, the layers of history there, the way the town … Continue reading

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Current Civil War Research Update: This Week at the Southern

The Annual Meeting of the Southern Historical Association (known as “the Southern”) convenes this week in St. Pete Beach, Florida. The full program can be found here: http://thesha.org/content/pdf/Program_Current.pdf While the Southern offers sessions covering southern history from the colonial period … Continue reading

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Think Of The Children—An Archival Find

I found this letter in the archives last week – written to a soldier from Warren County, Ohio. When we think about how the Civil War affected the household, we often focus on its impact on mothers and wives. Wives … Continue reading

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The Future of Civil War History: Julie Mujic

The View from 32,000 Feet: The American Civil War in Today’s World In May 2016, I flew with my family to Orlando for a long-awaited trip to Disney World. I brought the newest issue of Civil War History on the … Continue reading

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