Ari Kelman
Ari Kelman

Ari Kelman is the McCabe Greer Professor of the Civil War Era at Penn State University. Follow him on Twitter.

History
April 9 2015 11:35 AMGeneral Lee’s Sword150 years ago today, Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox Court House.
History Lesson
Aug. 31 2005 6:59 PMCity of NatureNew Orleans' blessing; New Orleans' curse.
History Lesson
Sept. 23 2005 12:06 PMFrom Cotton Port to Beach TownThe lesson of Galveston's 1900 hurricane.
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Family
Sept. 2 2015 3:05 PM “Nobody Called CPS on Louis C.K.” Writing about giving your baby the finger makes people on the Internet go a little crazy.