William T. Sherman’s reputation precedes him.
Getting intimate with America’s only bachelor president.
Susan-Mary Grant argues that the cult of the fallen soldier has its origins at Gettysburg and other battlefield monuments of the American Civil War.
Susan-Mary Grant looks at Florence Nightingale’s influence on medical care in the Crimea and the US Civil War.
Susan-Mary Grant looks at the motivations of ordinary citizens to fight their fellow Americans under either the Confederate or the Union flags.
The image of the American Civil War as a ‘white man’s fight’ became the national norm almost as soon as the last shot was fired. Susan-Mary Grant looks at the experience and legacy of the conflict for black Americans.