On the Black Confederate Front

Why African Americans will never accept the black Confederate myth: “If, for example, one managed to change the curriculum in all the schools so that Negroes learned more about themselves […]

Where Have You Gone, Bruce Catton?

Tomorrow my wife and I are going to head over to Cambridge to the Harvard Bookstore to hear a talk by David Blight.  I tend not to take my wife […]

You Interpret

Let’s get things started: Nothin’ more relaxin’ than throw’n back a cool one after a long day of killin’ Yankees.

Setting the Record a Little Too Straight

Over the weekend I was informed of an editorial on black Confederates that appeared in The Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg, Virginia by Calvin Crollier and Kevin Crowder.  I have no […]

Gearing Up For CWI’s 2012 Gettysburg Conference

I recently accepted an invitation to take part in the Civil War Institute’s annual conference at Gettysburg College, which will take place from June 22-26, 2012.  Unfortunately, my move to […]

Three Videos

It never ceases to amaze me of the extent to which readers get emotionally worked up about the videos I post on this site.  Here are three videos that I’ve […]

Goodbye, Borders

By now most of you are aware that Borders Books & Music has closed up shop.  The reasons for the closure are many from the company’s failure to jump on […]