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James M. McPherson on CHARLIE ROSE last night, talked about the Civil War and his new book on Jefferson Davis.
The Commander and Chief of the Confederate States of America took a lot of the blame for the loss of the South in the Civil War, but was it all warranted ? 60 more words
James McPherson’s recent interview with the New York Times has sparked a mini-firestorm with historians. McPherson is an experienced and exceptionally well regarded historian. Some of the frustration is probably a result of the fact that McPherson is such a well respected historian who is a considered “ 592 more words
On this day in July, 1864, Confederate General John B. Hood launched a flank attack on the Federals on the east side of Atlanta. This was the second such attack by Hood since taking command of the Army of Tennessee, following the Battle of Peachtree Creek two days earlier. 895 more words