New documentary film on Averell’s Raiders

Jon Averill has recently released a new documentary film, Averell’s Raiders and the 35th Star. The film features several prominent historians, including Eric J. Wittenberg, Scott C. Patchan, Dr. David Bard, and Howard R. McManus. It will be available on DVD in...

New book on the Battle of White Sulphur Springs

The History Press has released a new title, The Battle of White Sulphur Springs: Averell Fails to Secure West Virginia, by Eric J. Wittenberg. In August 1863, Union general William Woods Averell led a 600-mile raid culminating in the Battle of White Sulphur Springs in...