Documents Compass Assistant Editor William B. Kurtz recently attended The American Civil War in a Global Context conference and brought back this report.
This week WGR brings us snapshots of what voting and photography used to look like in the US.
Historians discuss the American Civil War in the context of world history at this conference in Fairfax, VA.
Jonathan White says you can write a whole history of the Civil War through the dreams of people who lived through it.
Brendan Wolfe covers the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg with a series of blog posts.
One of the most persistent legends surrounding the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place 150 years ago, is that it was fought over shoes.
This conference brings together noted Civil War historians to consider how the Civil War changed Virginia and the nation in the year of the war’s turning point, 1863.
Brendan Wolfe reflects on the first photos ever taken of American war dead at the Battle of Antietam.
Join the Jewish Museum and Cultural Center for a lecture about Moses J. Ezekiel and Jewish experiences in the Civil War in Virginia.
Listen to the BackStory Guys discuss the Civil War and its sesquicentennial commemorations on The Daily Circuit.
EV editor Brendan Wolfe tells the story of southern abolitionist Moncure Daniel Conway
The Civil War, for many people, is indistinguishable from the emancipation it wrought. What if that hadn’t happened?