An Interview with Brian Matthew Jordan

Our conversation with Brian Matthew Jordan, a Lecturer at Gettysburg College and recent author of “Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War,” published by W.W. Norton. In this interview, Dr. Jordan discusses the experience of Union veterans as they navigated a post war society. In doing so, these veterans attempted to confront a war that did not see as finished and a northern public that did not understand.

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Voice from the Past: “Victory is Sufficiently Complete…Victory is Lost”

Our sesquicentennial celebration of the Battle of Shiloh continues with an excerpt from Confederate Colonel S.H. Lockett’s account of the battle printed in Battles and Leaders. It recalls how quickly…