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Conduct Unbecoming an Officer: John B. Hood’s Efforts to Cover Up the Bad News From his Tennessee Campaign
EDITOR’S NOTE: ECWer Stephen Davis has had published the second volume of his study of Confederate General John B. Hood’s generalship in 1864. This piece is from his second volume, released this past autumn by Mercer University Press. After the … Continue reading
Today, November 30, is the anniversary of the 1864 battle of Franklin. When I visited the battlefield in September, I was struck by this sign outside Carnton Plantation. It serves as an invitation to all of us, as students of … Continue reading
I had the good fortune back in September to visit the Franklin Civil War Roundtable in Tennessee. (As I mentioned in an earlier post, they tossed a great question my way during the Q&A that gave me something fun to … Continue reading
Our friends at the Civil War Trust sent along this announcement and opportunity to preserve more battlefield ground in the Western Theater. Continue reading for more information about this opportunity and how you can get involved.
“Punctuation acts as signposts to help your reader understand how to read your writing,” I tell my students. Many of the first-year writers I teach are still coming to grips with just how important good punctuation is—and how subtle and … Continue reading
A footpath parallels the road that leads to Carnton Plantation on the Franklin Battlefield. Tomorrow is the anniversary of the battle: November 30, 1864.
Can’t get enough of Emerging Civil War? Well, you are in luck. C-SPAN will be airing the programs of the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge this week. All episodes will air on C-SPAN 3. Check out … Continue reading
Just in time for the anniversary of the battle of Franklin: Lee White’s talk from the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge! Lee spoke on the Army of Tennessee’s ill-fated but successful assaults at the battle of … Continue reading
The next-to-last segment from the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge airs this Saturday on C-SPAN3: Lee White’s talk on the battle of Franklin. The episode airs at 6:00 p.m. on C-SPAN 3. Meanwhile, Steve Davis’s talk … Continue reading