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Book Review: Decisions at Antietam: The Fourteen Critical Decisions that Defined the Battle

Decisions at Antietam: The Fourteen Critical Decisions That Defined the Battle By Michael S. Lang The University of Tennessee Press, 2021, $29.95 softcover Reviewed by Zachery A. Fry Counterfactual studies are usually a pariah in the historical community. Poorly-executed “what-if” … Continue reading

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The Future of Civil War History: An Interview with Dana Shoaf (part five)

part five of five In part four of my conversation with Civil War Times editor Dana Shoaf, he and I talked about the value of his magazine—or any magazine—as a forum with both wide reach and widely recognized legitimacy. But … Continue reading

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The Future of Civil War History: An Interview with Dana Shoaf (part four)

part four of five We have been talking this week with Civil War Times editor Dana Shoaf about “The Future of Civil War History.” In yesterday’s segment, Dana and I talked about the use of military history as a way … Continue reading

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Savas Beatie Author Conclave—Day Three: No “three phases” at Antietam

by Sarah Keeney We had the unique pleasure of meeting with Tom “Mr. Antietam” Clemens outside the Antietam Visitor’s Center on Tuesday, July 30, where Tom gathered us around to set up the three phases of the day’s fighting. That … Continue reading

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