This video is part of a series on the Civil War in Arkansas. It focuses specifically on commemorative activities and monuments to the Civil War dead in that state.
Even the number of black Confederate soldiers. How many? Norris White Jr. speculates that 50,000 men “served” in the Confederate army from Texas, though he has only “documented” 7,500. Mr. Norris came across evidence of these black Confederates while working on an M.A. thesis on Buffalo soldiers in the history department at Stephen F. Austin [...]