Don Troiani’s Black Confederate Soldier

I do enjoy perusing the Confederate Heritage Facebook pages.  The topic of black Confederates is a favorite among these folks. Many of the images and other references are new to […]

An Important Work of Civil War Memory

Caroline Janney’s new book, Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation (University of North Carolina Press, 2013) arrived this past Saturday.  You should be able to pick […]

In the Name of Confederate Heritage

Update: Susan Hathaway finally responds to this incident. Barring any major development I think it’s time to move beyond this story involving the Virginia Flaggers and their unsubstantiated account of […]

Oh, For the Presence of Stonewall Jackson

Tomorrow is the 150th anniversary of Stonewall Jackson’s death.  What follows is a short essay I originally intended for my column at the Atlantic.  Unfortunately, my regular editor is out […]