Ludwell Johnson and the Very Soul of History

By |2020-05-15T16:34:49-05:00June 4th, 2015|Categories: Abraham Lincoln, Civil War, History, South, War|

Both Ludwell Johnson’s style of work and choice of subject matter strongly recommend him to our consideration. As a working historian he is calm and measured, with just the degree of detachment that historical work ideally requires. As he puts it, “trying to identify cause and effect is, to me, the very soul of history.” [...]