Many items posted to The Civil War Gazette often corresponds to the exact day the item was originally written during the Civil War. Think of The Civil War Gazette as the daily newspaper for all-things Civil War with accounts from those who experienced this great war as participants.
There are hundreds of items posted to the CWG and hundreds already waiting to post on a future day this year.
What can one find on the CWG?
- Many original letters from soldiers, their loved ones, and excerpts from diaries and journals.
- Excerpts and selections from period newspapers and popular print resources.
- Poems and literary excerpts, many authored by the soldiers themselves.
- Excerpts from original documents and Official Reports.
- Authentic pictures. photos, drawings, sketches and artwork of Civil War soldiers, camps, battlefields, buildings, etc.
- Book reviews, web site reviews, reviews of software, multimedia, pop culture resources like movies, documentaries and even music.
We’re always looking for contributors, editors, writers and reviewers. Contact us at tellinghistory[at]yahoo.com for more information.
Recommendations on behalf of Mr. McNutt
Long forgotten and seldom understood, the breathtaking events which swirled around Franklin, Tennessee in late 1864 are regaining their appropriate place in history. Many claim to be interested in telling and preserving this vital American story, but few do it with the passion of Kraig McNutt. His knowledge and integrity may only be exceeded by his energy, all of which make a respected member of the Civil War community in Middle Tennessee. My earnest hope is that his contributions last for many years to come.
Eric Jacobson, author and historian
Kraig McNutt is a scholar and storyteller of such passion that he can do what very few can. Mr. McNutt can breathe life into stories almost forgotten and can make the spirit burn at both the heinous atrocities and heart-breaking courage shown by all who were touched by this unforgettable time in history. It is a joy and honor to hear him speak and read his educated interpretations.
Michelle Place, best-selling author, historian and historical interpreter
Kraig McNutt brings with him not only years of study and understanding, but the necessary passion to make the cold facts of history come alive. Driven by that passion, Kraig has honed his studies into scholarship and his scholarship into understanding. As the Civil War slips further and further into a dim past, we are fortunate to have Kraig breathing life back into the story.
Robert Hicks, best-selling author of The Widow of the South
Kraig McNutt is an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and passionate student of the Civil War. He has for a number of years maintained one of the finest websites on the conflict and possesses, along with a wealth of knowledge, a deep inner appreciation of what the war meant for those who lived through it and for us their descendants. I highly recommend him to groups seeking a top-flight Civil War speaker.
Steven E. Woodworth, Professor of History, Texas Christian University
Kraig McNutt is an omnivorous reader, thinker, writer, researcher, advocate, and speaker–not only on the American Civil War, but on a host of other historical and cultural issues. His educational and professional background would indicate that he is qualified to speak on many of these issues–but, we all know folks who are qualified yet they bore us to tears. Not Kraig. His lively and engaging style makes history come alive.
George Grant, Pastor, Parish Presbyterian Church
Founder, King’s Meadow Study Center
Rick Warwick, Historian
The Heritage Foundation of Franklin & Williamson County
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