History of Sea Power – Next Course Addresses Naval History
the fight between alabama and the kearsarge

NEXT COURSE: 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. Course Description This course is an in-depth study of the art […]

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A Slapdash War

A common theme among authors I have read this term who have written about the experiences of Civil War soldiers is the informality with which the war was conducted. Historian Bruce Canton called it “slapdash.” Now there’s a word we don’t use much today. I looked it up. Here’s Princeton’s take: ____________________________________________________________________________________ Slapdash adjective – […]

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