Civil War Era Studies
Before you can begin any task, to some extent, you need to have some target in mind. Even if that target is hazy and indistinct, you need to aim that arrow somewhere before you let the bowstring fly.
So, what is the target that Civil War interpretation aims for? I go on programs and walks with interpreters when I'm out visiting Civil War sites. I love tours.[excerpt]
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Rudy, John M., "Realistic Goals for Civil War Interpretation: What Are They Supposed to Walk Away With?" (2011). Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public. 184.