Month: March 2015

Retaking the High Ground of Digital History for the Civil War (Part 1)

From the beginning of digital history in the 1990s, Civil War scholars have led the way in creating ambitious digital projects. By far the most famous was Edward Ayers’s Valley of the Shadow project, a digital archive that gave many of today’s leading digital historians their first experience in using computers to answer historical questions. Valley of the Shadow has… Read more →