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Joan Waugh


Carnage In Rural Virginia

Not War But Murder: Cold Harbor, 1864. By Ernest B. Furgurson. Alfred A. Knopf. $2750 "What is the matter with this Army?" asked a frustrated Ulysses S. Grant after the battle of Cold Harbor ended in bitter defeat for the Army of the Potomac on [...]

War At Its Worst

Bloody Promenade: Reflections on a Civil War Battle. By Stephen Cushman. University Press of Virginia. $29.95. University of Virginia English Professor and poet Stephen Cushman has written a moving and provocative personal reflection on the Civ [...]