Civil War


New York Illustrated News

Three murdered Civil War generals—and the guys who got away with it more

Jan 24, 2018 1:21 PM History


Photo by Lucie Monk Carter

Experiencing history through the cuisine of the era more

Feb 22, 2017 3:07 PM Foodways

A book that helps museum workers confront graphic, violent historical subjects more

Jun 27, 2016 12:00 AM Literature

The Historic New Orleans Collection receives grant to send popular exhibition to museums around the South more

Apr 27, 2016 12:00 AM History


Photos by Frank McMains

The Whitney Plantation museum’s unflinching examination of slavery in the American South. more

Aug 24, 2015 12:00 AM History

A review of "Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander-in-Chief" more

Mar 24, 2015 12:00 AM Literature


Courtesy of Port Hudson SHS

Re-enacted battles offer a vivid window into war more

Feb 23, 2015 12:00 AM History

Calling all men with gorgeous goatees or meticulously waxed walrus mustaches. more

Nov 5, 2014 12:00 AM Literature

How photography put the Civil War in perspective more

Oct 27, 2014 12:00 AM History


Photo by Ruth Laney

David Greely uses Shadows-on-the-Teche as both inspiration and recording studio. more

Aug 25, 2014 12:00 AM Visual & Performing Arts

The villain in “The Blood of Heaven” is so carefully crafted that evil makes disturbing sense more

Jul 24, 2014 12:00 AM Literature


Joshua S. Hall

A house with nine lives on Pointe Coupee's lost Atchafalaya River Road more

Jan 28, 2014 12:00 AM House & Home

Norman Marmillion of Laura Plantation

Photo by James Fox-Smith

Norman has devoted his life to researching, preserving, and interpreting the history of the Creole experience. more

Sep 3, 2013 12:00 AM People & Places

Windsor Ruins

Photo by Keith Benoist

The ruins of Windsor stand ten miles southwest of Port Gibson, Mississippi. Built in 1859 by Smith Coffee Daniel II, Windsor was the largest Antebellum home in Mississippi. more

Sep 3, 2013 12:00 AM Outdoor Adventures

A new window on history based on ordinary citizens’ perspectives. more

Aug 25, 2013 12:00 AM History

Mary Manhein, the director of the Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services (FACES) laboratory at LSU, and her staff create images of unknown soldiers who died 150 years ago. To read the full story, click here. Video by Brian ... more

Sep 5, 2012 12:00 AM History

Faces from the Past: Mary Manhein and her staff create images of unknown soldiers who died 150 years ago. more

Mar 28, 2012 12:00 AM History