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This last week has been pretty busy around here since the governor of Virginia announced his Confederate History Month Proclamation.  The number of visitors went through the roof owing to…

“Give a Rebel Yell”

If the commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial here in Virginia were to follow the outline of Governor McDonnell’s Confederate History Month proclamation, it would look and sound like this.…

Triumph, Not Trauma

There is an interesting article over at Psychology Today, if only because it takes a different perspective on the controversy surrounding Confederate History Month.  Molly Costelloe Fong suggests that Governor…