Monthly Archives: September 2010

Joseph L. Harsh — A Tribute

Dr. Joseph L. Harsh has departed this life to join his daugh­ter Laura, leav­ing behind his wife Trudy, his sons, their wives, and many grand­chil­dren. He was a scholar and long-time Pro­fes­sor of His­tory at George Mason Uni­ver­sity where he touched the lives of thou­sands of stu­dents and dozens of col­leagues. His career and inter­ests [...]
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Sad News

Those who have read the Acknowl­edge­ments of my book may rcall that the first and most influ­en­tial per­son men­tioned in Pro­fes­sor Joseph L. Harsh, my men­tor, advi­sor and friend.  After a steady decline over the last few years Joe left us today, and we are poorer for his absence.  Joe’s wit, humor and insights made [...]
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Pages of the Past

I did a book sign­ing at Pages of the Past in Get­tys­burg today. What a great book store! Very nice folks run it, and the selec­tion is great, not just Civil War his­tory but world and US his­tory in abun­dance. A nice chidren’s room and some prints too. If you’re in Get­tys­burg any time stop [...]
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Database complete!

It will seem small to most of you, but I have just now fin­ished enter­ing the let­ters, notes and maps used in cre­at­ing Carman’s man­u­script into a data­base. Sorted by name, unit, brigade and other fac­tors, I have read and entered over 2,800 items into this data­base. Seems like an eter­nity, but a major hur­dle [...]
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