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Concept Cover Art for Excommunicated from the Union (2015), by William Kurtz.Welcome. I’m Dr. William Kurtz, digital historian and archivist at the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History. Please visit our Center’s website to learn more about our events and digital projects.
On my site, you can find my latest CV, read information about my digital humanities (DH) projects, and learn more about my scholarly presentations and publications. My book, Excommunicated from the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America, was published by Fordham University Press in December 2015. Click here to learn more about the first scholarly study of American Catholics during the Civil War era in 70 years.
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