Civil War

7:35am

Tue May 21, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Remembering the Siege of Vicksburg, 150 years ago

Commentator Gary Joiner remembers the Siege of Vicksburg and how fresh baked bread factored into the capture of the emaciated city and Confederate soldiers, 150 years ago this week.

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7:35am

Thu April 25, 2013
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for April 25, 2013

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain takes a decidedly historical detour this morning as he ponders the psychology behind the different perspectives on the Civil War.

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7:47am

Tue April 9, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: A drummer boy on a mission

Commentator Gary Joiner profiles a tween, a 10-year-old who aspired to be a drummer boy during the Civil War, and never looked back.

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10:12am

Tue January 15, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: The life of an extraordinary mapmaker

Commentator Gary Joiner pens a profile of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss, a gifted cartographer during the Civil War era.

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9:11am

Tue March 27, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Remembering Star of the West

Commentator Gary Joiner tells the backstory of the steamship, Star of the West.

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