Here’s Professor Carol Reardon discussing what brought her to study the Civil War and some of her work in the field. She’s a terrific military historian–one of my favorites.
Very good, very good. One of the best explanations of “history vs. heritage/memory” I have heard. Loved Jefferson Davis’ quote on the Confederate flags: “They lost their meaning at Appomattox.” Guess the Southern heritage groups never read that one.
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