Civil War Era Studies
This week I find myself in Boston, one of the couple of American cities which call themselves the cradle of liberty. But I'm not drawn like a moth to the Revolution. It's just not my bean.
Instead, I find myself in the awkward position of standing at a visitor desk and asking a park ranger what will interest a Civil War geek in a Revolutionary-bent city. That dog don't hunt so well. [excerpt]
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Rudy, John M., "Shaw's Backside: The Other Side of an Icon" (2013). Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public. 90.