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Philip Leigh
During the Civil War Sesquicentennial from 2011 to 2015, Philip Leigh wrote 24 articles about the era for the New York Times. Since then he has written six books about the American Civil War and Reconstruction, including “Trading With the Enemy,” “Lee’s Lost Dispatch,” “The Confederacy at Flood Tide,” “U. S. Grant’s Failed Presidency,” and “Southern Reconstruction.” He holds a B. S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School.
by | Aug 29, 2019

Texas novelist William Humphrey revealed how Confederate statues animate the Southern tradition: “If the Civil War is more alive to the Southerner than the Northerner it is because all of the past is, and this is so because the Southerner has a…

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