Civil War

Historian's Impact: A New National Monument

January 26, 2017
Historian Gregory Downs has devoted much of his career to setting the record straight on Reconstruction. He says a new national park will go farther than any of his scholarly publications in reversing a public amnesia about " “the most misunderstood period in U.S. history.”
Historian's Study Helps National Park Service Commemorate Reconstruction Era (not verified) August 25, 2016
As the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary this summer, a UC Davis professor has focused on an oft-forgotten part of U.S. history that our national parks are now helping the public to understand — the Reconstruction era.