The Nightly Show Travels to Gettysburg

Larry Wilmore offers this brief commentary on the Confederate flag rally that took place this past weekend at Gettysburg. This is certainly not as entertaining as some of his earlier […]

C-SPAN on Reconstruction

C-SPAN has done a great job focusing on Reconstruction over the past few years. Many of these talks have already been posted at the Civil War Memory Facebook page, but […]

Webinar on Confederate Iconography, March 28

On March 28 I will take part in a webinar sponsored by the American Association for State and Local History on the ongoing controversy surrounding Confederate monuments and iconography. This […]

You Just Might Be a Racist If…

The video below was uploaded just this morning. I have no idea where it was filmed. In fact, it doesn’t really matter whether it was filmed in Mississippi or Maine. […]

Let Me Know When the Slaves Arrive in the North

Nate Parker’s movie about Nat Turner’s Rebellion, The Birth of a Nation, caused quite a buzz at last month’s Sundance Film Festival. The success of recent Hollywood films such as […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 02/19

Two important book prizes have recently been announced. First, Martha Hodes’s Mourning Lincoln (Yale University Press) won the Lincoln Prize and Ada Ferrer’s Freedom’s Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the […]

1 of 93,000 Black Confederates

Update: A member finally pointed out that the individual is a USCT. I visit a couple of Facebook pages devoted to the black Confederate soldier. These sites are useful for […]