Tag:civil

  • Friday Interview: Religion and the Civil War Home Front

    RALEIGH — The 150th anniversary of the American Civil War has generated quite a bit of scholarship about a key event in the nation’s history. Dr. Sean Scott, visiting assistant professor of American studies at Christopher Newport University in Virginia, has written a book titled A Visitation of God. It…

  • Friday Interview: N.C. and the Civil War

    RALEIGH — For more than a year, historians and history buffs have been recognizing the 150th anniversary of various battles and other significant events in the Civil War. Much of that Civil War history involves North Carolina. N.C. History Project Director Troy Kickler discussed the topic with Donna Martinez for…

  • General Grant Defended in Raleigh

    RALEIGH – Edward Bonekemper has a passion for Civil War history. After he retired from a successful legal career, it led to his first publication, How Robert E. Lee Lost the Civil War. It chronicled tactical errors that led to the South being defeated by the North. A natural follow-up…