Craig Swain offers his own take on this debate about Confederate slaves/black Confederates over at Cenantua’s Blog. It’s an incredibly thoughtful post in which he compares advocates of black Confederates with UFO Hunters. Rather than summarize his argument here I urge you to read his post and offer your feedback.
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