Author Interview--Stephanie McCurry (Women's War)

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we feature Stephanie McCurry to talk about her new book Women’s War: Fighting and Surviving the American Civil War.

Stephanie McCurry is the R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History in Honor of Dwight D. Eisenhower at Columbia University. She is the author of Masters of Small Worlds and Confederate Reckoning.

Stephanie, could you give our readers a brief idea of how this book came about and what your argument is?

Author Interview--Roseann Bacha-Garza (Editor), Christopher L. Miller (Editor), Russell K. Skowronek (Editor) (The Civil War on the Rio Grande, 1846-1876) 2/2

Today we continue the interview with the editors of The Civil War on the Rio Grande, Roseann Bacha-Garza (Editor), Christopher L. Miller (Editor), Russell K. Skowronek.

Author Interview--Joseph J. Casino (‘Plenty of Work to Do’)

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we feature Joseph J. Casino to talk about his new piece in Civil War History, “‘Plenty of Work to Do’: Correspondence of an Illinois Farm Girl during the American Civil War” (Civil War History 65:1 (March 2019)).

Joseph J. Casino is Adjunct Professor of History at Villanova University since 1978. He also served for thirty-four years as director of the Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center. 

Author Interview--Roseann Bacha-Garza (Editor), Christopher L. Miller (Editor), Russell K. Skowronek (Editor) (The Civil War on the Rio Grande, 1846-1876) 1/2

 

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we feature Roseann Bacha-Garza, Christopher L. Miller, and Russell K. Skowronek, the editors of The Civil War on the Rio Grande, 1846–1876 (Texas A&M University Press, 2019) Link

Author Interview--Adrian Brettle (Confederate Imaginations with the Federals in the Postwar Order)

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we feature Adrian Brettle to talk about his new article in Civil War History, “Confederate Imaginations with the Federals in the Postwar Order.”

Adrian Brettle is currently a lecturer at Arizona State University. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia. He is currently working on A Vastly Different World: Confederate Ambitious Planning for a Postwar Global Role.

Adrian, to start could you tell our readers what your article's argument is and what made you decided to pursue this subject?

COMING SOON!! - University of Connecticut Conference, The Greater Reconstruction: American Democracy After the Civil War

Don’t miss “The Greater Reconstruction: American Democracy After the Civil War,” a two day conference sponsored by the Draper Chair endowment.

U.S. Capitol Historical Society symposium, Reconstruction and the Long Reconstruction: 150 Years toward Freedom - May 2 and May 3, 2019

2019 Symposium: Long Reconstruction

The U.S. Capitol Historical Society announces its upcoming annual symposium, Reconstruction and the Long Reconstruction: 150 Years toward Freedom. On Thursday, May 2 and Friday, May 3, 2019, speakers from across the country will explore the post-Civil War Reconstruction period and the “Long Reconstruction,” which continued into the twentieth century. Topics range from Ulysses S.

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