Remembering Antietam’s Dead

One of the features of American Experience’s documentary Death and the Civil War that I really like is its emphasis on the lingering bitterness over how to commemorate the Civil […]

Lest We Forget

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.

Everything is Bigger in Texas

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. […]