In Gettysburg, black citizens found fragile freedom.
LEAVE THEM STANDING: Confederate monuments must remain at Gettysburg to help interpret the Civil War’s causes and consequences
Prominent historian Gary W. Gallagher argues how Confederate monuments on the Gettysburg battlefield can serve as invaluable teaching tools.
It’s one of the best-known stories of the Civil War: Confederate General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson is accidentally shot by his own men during the Battle of Chancellorsville and then dies a few days later. His death, perhaps, alters the course of the war itself.
June Issue Extra: Adelbert Ames preceded Joshua Chamberlain as colonel of the 20th Maine