“How About You and I Form a More Perfect Union” Published: February 20, 2013 1 comment The only thing that would have been better is if they got Daniel-Day Lewis to play the role. About the author: Thank you for taking the time to read this post. What next? Scroll down and join the discussion in the comments section. Looking for more Civil War content? You can follow me on Twitter. Check out my forthcoming book, Searching For Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth, which is the first book-length analysis of the black Confederate myth ever published. Pre-order your copy today.