Browsing All posts tagged under »Civil War Times«

What do Stonewall and Santa have in common?

December 24, 2009 by

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… Haddon Sundblom. It’s probably common knowledge to many in the Civil War blogosphere. Personally, whenever I see a Haddon Sundblom Santa image adorning a Coca-Cola bottle or Coca-Cola advertising, I can’t help but recall my favorite image of Stonewall Jackson. It appeared on the cover of Civil War Times many, many moons ago (well, […]

Gary Gallagher lays it out in CWT

February 25, 2009 by

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Hat tip to Harry at Bull Runnings for making us all aware of (among other things in the latest issue of Civil War Times) the piece (“Let the Chips Fall Where They Will”) written by Gary Gallagher. Gallagher addresses, as I see it, a “peanut gallery” of critics. Though a short piece, it’s enough to say (and this is […]

In search of the Christmas tree in the Civil War era home

December 20, 2008 by

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Recently, while developing a two-part article for my newspaper column, I began thinking about our cultural understandings (or misunderstandings) of how the Christmas tree has developed in our historical memory. In terms of Christmas trees at the time of the Civil War, I was thinking specifically about the Christmas tree scenes from Gods & Generals. Was the […]