Achenblog: civil war


Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 04/25/2014

Ulysses S. Grant: Hero or butcher? Great man or doofus?

Once derided as a butcher and failed president, U.S. Grant is getting more respect from historians

By Joel Achenbach  |  08:48 AM ET, 04/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Civil War

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 04/30/2013

Gettysburg and the Historian's Original Sin

The battle of Gettysburg, and of history itself

By Joel Achenbach  |  10:13 AM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  civil war

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/05/2013

Gettysburg forever

Pondering the meaning of Gettysburg.

By Joel Achenbach  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  antimatter, civil war, washington nationals

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 12/14/2012

Abraham Lincoln: "Rise to Greatness"

Von Drehle on Lincoln's "Rise to Greatness"

By Joel Achenbach  |  12:13 PM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abraham lincoln, american history, civil war