Discussions

Author Interview--Adam H. Petty (The Battle of the Wilderness in Myth and Memory)

Hello H-CivWar Readers:

Today we feature Adam H. Petty to talk about his new book The Battle of the Wilderness in Myth and Memory: Reconsidering Virginia’s Most Notorious Civil War Battlefield, published by the Louisiana State University Press.

Adam Petty is an editor at the Joseph Smith Papers and he received his Ph.D. from the University of Alabama.

Author Interview--Ann L. Tucker (Newest Born of Nations) Part 2

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we continue with our multipart video interview series featuring Ann L. Tucker.

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Ann Tucker via Zoom. We talked about her book Newest Born of Nations: European Nationalist Movements and the Making of the Confederacy, which comes out this week with the University of Virginia Press. The interview is broken up so that you can easily use the material in class.

TOC: The Civil War Monitor (Summer 2020)

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Author Interview--Zachery A. Fry (A Republic in the Ranks)

Hello H-CivWar Readers:

Today we feature Zachery A. Fry to talk about his new book A Republic in the Ranks: Loyalty and Dissent in the Army of the Potomac, published by the University of North Carolina Press.

Zachery Fry is an Assistant Professor at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He received his Ph.D. from the Ohio State University. He has published articles in Civil War History and the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography.

Author Interview--Ann L. Tucker (Newest Born of Nations) Part 1

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we start another multipart video interview series with our guest Ann L. Tucker.

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Ann Tucker via Zoom. We talked about her book Newest Born of Nations: European Nationalist Movements and the Making of the Confederacy, which comes out this week with the University of Virginia Press. The interview is broken up so that you can easily use the material in class.

New Lincoln Log Podcast

The Abraham Lincoln Association launched its first original podcast, Lincoln Log, hosted by various ALA directors interviewing leading historians and other officials about their stories, research, and wisdom.

You can now access the first five episodes for free on the ALA's website, on YouTube, or through various podcast platforms (including iTunes and Spotify).

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