“Being in the funeral business . . . You hear things that you should never acknowledge. You hold history in your hands. You watch history buried. And you realize that people depend on you to keep their true history alive.
In an effort to highlight the diverse range of scholarship at the upcoming annual meeting, we’re highlighting different sessions on the blog each week.
On April 12, 1861, 150 years ago today, the first shots of the Civil War rang out at Fort Sumter in South Carolina. See the History Channel’s brief description of the events on April 12, 1861, as well as
Two years ago on AHA Today we put together a number of Civil War Resources for teachers, historians, and anyone interested in this critical time in our nation’s history. We noted Perspectives on History articles on the Civil War, like