SCV Butchers Another Slave’s History

In a recent speech, Ed Ayers suggested that “the enemy of Civil War history is everything people think they know about the conflict.”  We could just as easily point to […]

Anything Missing…

at Stone Mountain Park’s plantation?  Well, at least the kids will learn about the important roles the animals played in the maintenance of the plantation. LOL

Tower of Lincoln Books

You can’t do this with e-books. Soon to be on display at the newly-constructed Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership in Washington, DC, this 34-foot pillar of literature includes […]

Finger Lickin’ Dead

While everyone else is anticipating a vampire slaying Lincoln, I give you Mel Gibson in “The Colonel”.

Celebrating Revisionist History

“[T]he enemy of Civil War history is everything people think they know about the conflict.” — Ed Ayers. Thanks to everyone for the emails and comments about my most recent […]

The Anatomy of Lincoln Day in Virginia

I highly recommend heading over to Richard Williams’s Old Virginia Blog for a thoughtful commentary on the Lincoln Day resolution.  Richard points out what he sees as an inconsistency between […]

White Southerners Embrace Lincoln

This post is a few years old, but given the recent discussion about a possible Lincoln Day in Virginia I thought it was worth re-posting. I highly recommend Barry Schwartz’s […]

Lincoln May Get His Own Day in Virginia

Just a quick update for those of you following the ongoing discussion in Richmond over whether to set aside a day to honor Abraham Lincoln.  The original bill can be […]