The Civil War Picket Blog on Sherman’s March

Phil Gast, who blogs at The Civil War Picket, appoached me about answering some questions about Sherman’s March.  My responses, along with those of several other historians, park rangers, and reenactors, can be found here:

Part 1:  Myths and Realities

Part 2:  Places to Visit

Part 3:  The Legacy

Book Tour of Sorts

I’m giving a bunch of talks this fall to promote Through the Heart of Dixie:  Sherman’s March and American Memory.  I just did my first reading/signing in Atlanta at the Atlanta History Center, and it went well–150 people in the audience, sold and signed a lot of books.  Here’s the rest of my fall schedule: OCTOBER 12:  Reading and signing at the Southern Festival of Books, Nashville TN 20:  Talk at George Mason U. 22:  Talk at Villanova U. NOVEMBER 1: Reading and signing at Politics and Prose in DC, 1pm 7:  Keynote Address for the Augusta (GA) and the Civil War Symposium 12:  Talk at the Old Governor’s Mansion, Milledgeville, GA DECEMBER 2:  UMBC Humanities Forum talk and official opening of Mapping Memory 9:   Talk at the Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY