Where Have You Gone, Benjamin Butler?

I’ve caught bits and pieces of the Museum of the Confederacy’s “Person of the Year: 1862” symposium on CSPAN-3.  It’s an entertaining event for the children of the Civil War…

Upcoming Talks

This morning I signed on to give a presentation at the Civil War Trust’s National Teacher Institute, which will take place in Charleston, South Carolina between July 12-15.  This is…

The Irony of Confederate Flagging

I am not going to address any legal questions surrounding this little standoff.  While I do believe it was the intention of this “flagger” to confront the security guard, what…

And the Lies Continue

No surprise that the recent post on Aaron Perry has led to a spirited discussion.  I expressed concern that the ceremony that took place yesterday to honor this man would…