Tag: Excommunicated from the Union

Mapping the Catholic Church in the Civil War

As a visualization tool, it’s hard to argue with the enduring power of maps. After attending a NEH digital methods workshop for military historians at Northeastern University last year, I realized that creating a map of the Roman Catholic Church in America during the Civil War would be a helpful way for me and my future readers to take stock… Read more →

My Book: Catholics in the Civil War

Excommunicated from the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America. Fordham University Press (Forthcoming December 1, 2015). My book, which is based on my dissertation, is finally off to the copy editors. All that remains now is to deal with any changes at that stage, obtain a cover photo, and get permissions for illustrations in my book.… Read more →