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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Hugo Ballin’s career matches the full sweep of L.A.’s classic age of murals, and they were the stuff of Millard Sheet’s early years as an artist. Many survive; learn more on this great new site, with maps and illustrations:


Fake Canadians in the U.S. Colored Troops: My latest for the @NYTcivilwar series. #canada #cw150 #afterslavery

LISTEN/BUY: Civil War Wests: Testing the Limits of the United States is now ready to pre-order! Come listen to each author give a 3-minute version of their essay! Links and details here: