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Resources: June 2010

These books, images and Web sites provide additional information on topics featured in this issue of Civil War Times.

Northern Women and the Travails of War

Army at Home: Women and the Civil War on the Northern Home Front, by Judith Giesberg, University of North Carolina Press The world of Civil War women has been enriched over the past decade by a bounty of...
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Resources: April 2010

P. 28, Field Guide: Williamsburg “The day after Christmas 1850, Williamsburg mayor John Maupin strolled out to his farm south of town lingered and chatted with his slaves until mid-afternoon, then...
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Students Campaign for James Ashely

The Research History class at Washington High School is working to see that their favorite abolitionist gets a spot in the U.S. Capitol. For these students from Washington Court House, Ohio, the obvious choice...
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Will Biographers Ever Get out of a Rut?

Biographies of Civil War generals have appealed to generations of Americans. Famous commanders often attract readers who end up pursuing a lifelong interest in the conflict. J.E.B. Stuart played that role for...
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Executing Justice

Confederates accepted capital punishment as a necessary evil on the path to independence.