the American Civil War

moons

Violence and cross-dressing in post-bellum Tennessee

March 19, 2020 4:57 pm

A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry reviewed

andrew johnson

Lessons from the Johnson impeachment

December 22, 2019 10:25 am

Johnson, an aggressive white supremacist, spoke in favor of white rioters who had massacred black citizens in New Orleans and Memphis

Secession is much closer than we think

American breakup: secession is much closer than we think

December 5, 2019 6:34 am

The states with the most active secession movements are progressive and want to escape from a federal government they think too conservative

A Shout in the Ruins is a panorama of the Civil War and beyond

June 21, 2018 2:35 pm

The second novel from Iraq War veteran Kevin Powers contains lots of gore, and the sort of casual violence that can be just as disturbing.