11/14/13: Dr. Barbara Krauthamer, Professor of History at UMASS "Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation and Citizenship in the Native American South"
By Eric Goldscheider
AP photo by Matt Rourke
[Civil War] During most of the 150 years since the Battle of Gettysburg, says Ronald Bailey ’75, the history presented at the Civil War landmark has been primarily about glorifying soldiers—on both sides—and reconciling divisions between white Americans.
Questions about slavery and emancipation rarely intrude.