Tag Archives: The Aftermath of Battle

Henry Wirz’s Story: Spin Set In Stone

To believe the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Henry Wirz got the shaft. And so they gave him the shaft, too. Dedicated on May 12, 1909, a monument to the former commandant of South’s most notorious Civil War prison stands … Continue reading

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The Long-Awaited “Aftermath of Battle” is Now Available

ECW contributor Meg Thompson Groeling released her first full-length book, The Aftermath Battle: The Burial of the Civil War Dead, on Oct. 19—serving up a perspective as unconventional as her purple hair. Groeling, 65, who is currently pursuing a degree … Continue reading

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