No, The Civil War Really Was About Slavery October 2, 2011 @KevinLevin [Hat-tip to Brett Holman] This video has been up on YouTube for a couple of days, but for some reason I didn’t bother to listen. Thanks to Brett for passing it along. He even manages to throw in a reference to black Confederates. I think you are going to enjoy it. Share this Post Thanks for reading this post. Scroll down, leave a comment and join the conversation if you are so inclined. Follow me on Twitter and join the Civil War Memory Facebook group for continuous updates and additional links to newsworthy items from around the interwebs. Stay up to date by subscribing to this blog’s feed. You can also check out my recently published book, Remembering the Battle of the Crater: War as Murder.