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    Charlottesville’s Living Civil War Legacy

    On Saturday, August 12, hundreds of protesters poured into Charlottesville, Virginia, bringing to the fore the legacy of the American Civil War and turning the otherwise typical university town into a deadly flashpoint between white...

  • America's Civil War Magazine

    Women on the Warpath

     “Bread or blood!” The cry rang out across the South in the starving spring of 1863, when a wave of violent food riots, all of them led by women, swept the Confederacy from Mobile to Richmond. The riots were spectacular, and they...

  • American History Magazine

    Book Reviews: Four Dead in Ohio

    Society comes off the hinges. Fear and hatred swirl out of control. Violence erupts. Outbursts of aggressive behavior attempt to regain control or to restore justice. We live in such times. Precedent offers a chance to reflect on how...