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American Civil War (1861-1865)

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  • Have Civil War documents? Get them scanned in Gloucester

     
    Representatives from the Library of Virginia will be in Gloucester on Dec. 11 to scan Civil War-era documents. Of particular interest are documents from 1859-67 that reflect social, political, military, business and religious life in Virginia during the...
  • Robert E. Lee, read your Sun Tzu!

     
    Nick Owchar talks to military historian Bevin Alexander about Sun Tzu and the Civil War....
  • American Idol and Hall of Fame

     
    Before I get to my weekly “American Idol” commentary, I have some final thoughts on this year’s balloting for my Hall of Fame of the area’s most colorful characters. As you’ll see here, this year’s choice is developer...
  • Kevin Costner to star in History channel's 'The Hatfields and McCoys'

     
    Kevin Costner will star in History channel's dramatization of the famous American feud....
  • Music review: Dawn Upshaw, Peter Sellars and George Crumb in the 2011 Ojai Festival

     
    Mark Swed reviews the 2011 Ojai Festival with Dawn Upshaw, Peter Sellars, George Crumb, Maria Schneider and Richard Tognetti...
  • The Reading Life: Geoff Dyer on 'The Missing of the Somme'

     
    Geoff Dyer talks to David L. Ulin about form and the novelistic impulse, war and forgetting and his book "The Missing of the Somme."...
  • Huntington Library sets shows on American history, Chinese mirrors

     
    Two American history shows -- one looking at the sweeping changes spawned by the transcontinental railroad and the other at how Civil War photographs influenced the ways the nation grieved -- will highlight the 2012 exhibition season at the Huntington.......
  • There are good reasons why liberals dominate academia

    Professor Richard Vatz may be correct in his assumption that there is a bias against conservatives on college campuses, but I believe that it is for good reason ("The diversity hoax: On campus conservatives need not apply" June 23) . He quotes studies...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: St. George and Hamilton, Bermuda

    Cruise Port Spotlight: St. George and Hamilton, Bermuda
    When it comes to cruise destinations, Bermuda is definitely in the "pink." Best known for its picture-postcard-perfect beaches with fine, pink sands; for its Bermuda shorts; and for its infamous legendary "Triangle," Bermuda began to be developed in the...
  • Book Review: 'To End All Wars'

    Book Review: 'To End All Wars'
    To End All Wars A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 Adam Hochschild Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 450 pp., $28 We think of Europe in 1914 as a continent all too eager for war — volunteers jamming recruiting offices, festooned soldiers...
  • Summer Beach Reads For All Genres

    Summer Beach Reads For All Genres
    Thriller, Women's Fiction, Memoir, Young Adult, Children's and Non-Fiction, we've got a look at some hot Summer beach reads. Non fiction: A WORLD ON FIRE BY AMANDA FOREMAN: The author, who wrote Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire, which was turned into the...