Civil War Culture

Silent Sam To Remain at UNC-Chapel Hill

This morning it was announced that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will construct a new building to properly house and interpret the Confederate statue known as “Silent […]

The Confederacy Loses Again in Virginia

I would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge the defeat of Republican Corey Stewart in Virginia last night. His Senate race against Democrat Tim Kaine was called right after polls […]

The “Harvest” of 1958 and 2018

The following editorial is being reprinted today in a couple of newspapers and given its focus I wanted to make sure it was archived here at Civil War Memory. In […]

Civil (War) Discourse with No Right or Wrong

I think it’s great that a student can sit down with a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and talk about Civil War history and their respective understanding of […]

From Dorm Parent to Anti-Confederate Judge

Last year Mississippi Judge Carlos Moore ordered that the state flag be removed from his courtroom owing to its inclusion of the Confederate flag. In the past few weeks Judge […]

American Presidents on Robert E. Lee

Last night at a political rally in Ohio President Donald Trump veered off into another one of his confusing tangents in American history, specifically the Civil War. The man could […]

Sights and Sounds from Charlottesville

This past Saturday I co-led a tour of Charlottesville’s Confederate monuments with Dr. Jalane Schmidt of UVA. We started at the slave auction marker on Courthouse Square before stopping at […]