New Crater Book

Yesterday on my way to Richmond I stopped at Borders to pick up some coffee and kill some time.  As I browsed the shelves I noticed a new book on […]

How Many Black Confederates Were There?

The latest issue of North and South magazine (Vol. 10, No. 2) includes a short article on so-called black Confederates by Bruce Levine.  I’ve blogged about Levine’s work on black […]

Allo Mes Amis

My wife and I have returned from a 5-day trip to Montreal for the Jazz festival.  We had an incredible time.  The weather was fairly sunny with temperatures averaging in […]