Category Archives: Memory

Removing History

In the past year, as a historian and author of books about Civil War monuments, I have been asked by friends and various people my opinion about the Civil War monuments being removed in communities across the country.  I admit … Continue reading

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Mississippi Monument at Shiloh

As mentioned back in September, the State of Mississippi dedicated a state monument at Shiloh National Military Park on October 10, 2015. This southern monument has been long in the works. The efforts of the Mississippi Veterans Monument Commission was … Continue reading

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Observance of 9/11 and historical memory

This past week, Americans observed the 13th anniversary of Sept. 11th. The day that terrorist attacked America and we entered a war with Iraq and in Afganistan. All around town, my oldest daughter and I noticed that flags at half-mast, … Continue reading

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