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On March 19, 2011 By Rene Tyree
On November 27, 2010 By Rene Tyree
I have just signed up for my next class, History of Sea Power which starts January 3rd. We’re allowed one elective in my program and, given my research interests in the naval history of the American Civil War, this one fits well.
This course is an in-depth study [...]
On August 22, 2010 By Rene Tyree
I was very pleased to receive a review copy of Gregory H. Wolk’s new book, A Tour Guide to Missouri’s Civil War: Friend and Foe Alike. This is a book that can be enjoyed by Civil War enthusiasts anywhere. Wolk provides a [...]Continue Reading →
On August 5, 2010 By Rene Tyree
On July 11, 2010 By Rene Tyree
On July 10, 2010 By Rene Tyree
I’m narrowing down my thesis topic. I plan to examine the Civil War experience of those who enlisted in the navy under the rank of “Boy” including 1st, 2nd, and 3rd class who were under the age of eighteen. From what I’ve seen to date, this is an area not extensively researched. As is always [...]Continue Reading →
On July 8, 2010 By Rene Tyree
I am adding NARAtions to my blogroll along with other sites that help me with my research. I’m sure this won’t be news to many of you but NARAtions is, as my article title suggests, the U.S. National Archives blog. The stated purpose…
We began this blog because we are hoping [...]Continue Reading →
Welcome to the May 2010 edition of the Military History Carnival featuring some of the best recent military history from around the web. This is the first time that Wig-Wags has hosted and it’s been a pleasure to do. I’ve picked up some great information and hope you will as well.
Today’s edition [...]Continue Reading →
On April 19, 2010 By Rene Tyree
The good folks at LIFE.com have published some of the most compelling photographs of the American Civil War in recognition of the Confederate surrender on April 9, 1865. At their invitation, I’ve grabbed a few including the photo above of Mary Walker, timely given the soon to be released Civil War era historical novel Continue Reading →
Up next…Historical Research Methods.
The course addresses the development of core research skills for advanced historical study. Through case studies analyses, the evaluation of different types of historical evidence, and the consideration of how valid research questions are formulated and applied, it is designed to refine the critical thinking, research, and writing skills [...]Continue Reading →