Field of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd & 3rd, 1863; map by Philada. P. S. Duval & Son lith. 1863. Source: Library of Congress

New Stories for an Old Conflict

Rethinking Civil War Narratives

Over the years, tens of thousands of books have been published about the Civil War. America’s most divisive conflict might be its most-written about. With stacks and stacks and stacks of books about the Civil War, it’s hard to know what else there is to say. But historians are coming up with new ways to look at conflict all the time.

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