The Lincoln Conspiracy (1977)

Some of you may remember this classic docudrama, The Lincoln Conspiracy, which poses the theory that President Lincoln’s Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, was behind a plot to kill him…

A Challenge To Mike Simons

In response to a recent post on the subject of black Confederates regular reader Mike Simons had this to say: We see blacks mentions in all areas of the war…

They Even Got the Right Arm + Links

Richmond Reflects on its Past New Exhibit on Native Guards Opening  at African American Military History Museum in Hattiesburg, Mississippi (No, they were not “black Confederates”) National Civil War Chaplains…

The Late Night War

This Jimmy Kimmel Live skit about the Leno-O’Brien/NBC feud suggests that the Ken Burns-style documentary has become a permanent fixture in our cultural lexicon.  Other examples can be found here…