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(part two of three) We’re talking this week with Elizabeth Heffernan, the new executive director of the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust (CVBT). Yesterday, Elizabeth shared an overview of the organization. Today, she talks a bit about the road that brought … Continue reading
(part three of five) I’ve been talking with Dave Ruth, who retired this week as superintendent of Richmond National Battlefield after serving there for 26 years. During yesterday’s segment of my conversation with Dave, we talked about the important preservation … Continue reading
What is the future of Civil War history? On the surface, the question is amusingly phrased, asking for the future of something that has occurred in the past. But below the surface there is a serious matter for discussion. The … Continue reading
Civil War history has perhaps never been so prevalent to Americans than it is today. With the close of the sesquicentennial and the onset of the so-called Confederate culture wars, the story of our nation’s greatest struggle still resonates with … Continue reading
2015 saw the closing act of the Civil War Sesquicentennial. For four years, Civil War buffs, students, and aficionados tromped battlefields, attended ceremonies, and commemorated sacrifices, and the closing months of the war provided some of the most memorable opportunities … Continue reading
There are many reasons to travel 3,000 miles, including being part of the Emerging Civil War’s Second Symposium. It is wonderful to put faces to names, and to see friends I have not seen for a year. I presented again … Continue reading
Keeping in the spirit of this past weekend’s Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge: What was your greatest or most poignant memory of the sesquicentennial years of the American Civil War?