Kevin M. Levin

Kevin M. Levin is a historian based in Boston. He is the author of Remembering the Battle of the Crater: War as Murder.

A construction crew in a cherry-picker rise up to dismantle the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in New Orleans

Robert E. Lee Topples From His Pedestal

The city of New Orleans is removing its soaring monument to the Confederate general, who for decades was held up as a model for the nation and a symbol of its reunion.

The Ku Klux Klan Protests as Memphis Renames a City Park

Many white Southerns have cherished the memory of Nathan Bedford Forrest -- a Confederate general and founding Klansman. But a new controversy reveals how much Civil War remembrance has changed.