In this post, Daniel Farrell, a Ph.D. candidate in history at the University of Cincinnati, reflects on alternative ways to think about Civil War era arrests and imprisonment.
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In this post, David Prior of the University of New Mexico addresses some questions embedded in a volume of essays he is editing on Reconstruction and American imperialism for Fordham University Press.
In this post for the H-CivWar Author's Blog, Hugh Dubrulle of Saint Anselm College discusses one question relevant to his work on how the 5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry dealt with trauma: what was it about the regiment's social composition and culture that allowed it to suffer huge losses and keep fighting? In responding to this question, Dubrulle compares the social composition of the 5th New Hampshire to another famed Civil War regiment, the 1st Texas.
In this post for the H-CivWar Author's Blog, Lois Leveen discusses how she both builds on and diverges from another historian's reading of a particular document: an antebellum will that shaped the lives of two Civil War spies.
In this inaugural post for the H-CivWar Author's Blog, Daniel Farrell, Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Cincinnati, introduces his dissertation project, emphasizing how early-stage research projects can quickly take on new directions.
In this post for the blog, David Prior of the University of New Mexico unpacks some of the questions hanging over his research project on the concept of Reconstruction.
In this post for the H-CivWar Author's Blog, Hugh Dubrulle introduces his research on the 5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry and how individual soldiers in the regiment, along with the unit as a whole, dealt with trauma during the Civil War.
To begin H-CivWar's new author's blog, in which contributors will document our triumphs and tribulations as we work on our current book projects, public humanities scholar Dr. Lois Leveen introduces us to her work documenting the life of the elusive African America Civil War spy most often (erroneously) referred to as Mary Bowser.
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