Tag Archives: Confederates in the Attic

ECW Welcomes Robert Lee Hodge

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome Robert Lee Hodge to the fold. Rob, a living historian well known in reenacting circles for his devotion to accuracy, has also worked passionately in the preservation community for nearly three decades. In … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Tony Horwitz

Yesterday, I rode the train from Buffalo to New York City. The tracks followed the Mohawk River in Central New York, nearing Albany. I took in the sheer number of shades of green that exist in the natural world. Then … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Hodge on Horwitz

“If there’s one book I’ve wished I’d written, it’s Confederates in the Attic,” I said in a 2012 post about the iconic book. It’s not only well written and well researched, but it’s an outstanding example of immersive journalism by a … Continue reading

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Albert Sidney Johnston Stumped at Shiloh

Imagine your job is to go around an unmarked battlefield and mark the places where significant events happened. Yes, you were there at the time of the fight, but of course, things were a bit confusing at the time and … Continue reading

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The Unfinished Civil War—A Place and A State of Mind

If there’s one book I’ve wished I’d written, it’s Confederates in the Attic. Of course, Tony Horwitz already wrote it, nearly two decades ago. Here’s a guy who wandered around the South, talking to people about the legacy of the Civil War. … Continue reading

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