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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: The Most Desperate Acts of Gallantry

by Daniel T. Davis I’ve always been fascinated with George A. Custer. As a second grader, I watched the film They Died With Their Boots On. While far from historical fact, it appealed to my imagination. When Kris White and … Continue reading

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Manticores, Myths, and Memory (part three)

(Part three of four) Paul Ashdown and Ed Caudill are co-authors of the latest book in the Engaging the Civil War Series, Imagining Wild Bill: James Butler Hickok in War, Media, and Memory (Southern Illinois University Press). Yesterday, they explained their … Continue reading

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