Upcoming Post: The New South, Part 1

In the aftermath of the Civil war, Southern leaders consider the possibility of substituting imported white for black labor. This two part essay is concerned with a limited aspect of the prolonged campaign to induce white labor to turn south. It will consider, in particular, the efforts to procure a larger share of European immigration for the region.

From Kennesaw Mountain to the Chattahoochee River: General Johnston’s Lost Opportunity to Save Atlanta?

The commanders during the Atlanta Campaign, Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston (left) and Union General William Tecumseh Sherman (right) The article takes an in-depth look at the middle phase of the Atlanta Campaign, from the withdrawal of General Joseph Johnston's Confederate army from the battlefield at Kennesaw Mountain on the night of July 2, 1864, …

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From Kennesaw Mountain to the Chatahoochee River The article takes an in-depth look at the middle phase of the Atlanta Campaign, from the withdrawal of General Joseph Johnston's Confederate army from the battlefield at Kennesaw Mountain on the night of July 2, 1864, to the largely uncontested crossing of the Chattahoochee River by General William …

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In the years 1998 to 2001 I penned over 100 articles that appeared regularly on the pages of the Boston and Allston-Brighton Tab newspapers. I will be posting a number of the more interesting and provocative of these pieces on this blog in the weeks to come. The two that follow will parallel articles in …

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