It’s Time for The Root To Issue a Correction

At some point the staff at The Root must acknowledge the fact their own website is responsible for advancing the myth of the black Confederate soldier. Their own staff writers […]

NC Committee Endorses Neo-Confederate History

Update: Perhaps “Endorse” is too strong a word for the post’s title, but despite tough questions from two historians on the commission this Lost Cause nonsense was given a level […]

Silent Sam Silenced

I went to bed last night anticipating that the Confederate statue on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus known as “Silent Sam” would be pulled down. Last night’s rally took place a […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 08/19

David B. Allison, Controversial Monuments and Memorials: A Guide for Community Leaders (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018). Millington W. Bergeson-Lockwood, Race Over Party: Black Politics and Partisanship in Late Nineteenth-Century Boston […]

Dylann Roof’s Confederate Flag

Yesterday I read that the S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum is planning to display the nylon Confederate flag that was removed from the state house grounds in Columbia, […]

What Changed in Places that Removed Monuments?

Let me explain. The one-year anniversary of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia and subsequent decisions by communities across the country to remove and/or relocate Confederate iconography, such as […]

Moving Beyond the Unreconstructed White Man

The coverage of the ongoing controversy surrounding Confederate monuments in connection to the 1-year anniversary of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville has been incredibly disappointing. With few exceptions the […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 08/07

John Fea, Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump (Eerdmans, 2018). Judith Giesberg and Randall M. Miller eds., Women and the American Civil War: North-South Counterpoints (Kent State University […]