Family Guy’s Lee Logs

I just turned off the Patriots – Ravens game and headed on over to Family Guy, where I caught this little gem. Consider it bonus Lee-Jackson Day material

Robert E. Lee: The Last Best Hope of Earth

Leave it to Lee-Jackson Day to bring out the crazies. According to Henry Kidd, Robert E. Lee saved this country by agreeing to surrender the Army of Northern Virginia at […]

If Slaves Had Guns

Seriously, I am all for an honest debate about gun control and the Second Amendment, but this isn’t it.  There is something incredibly disturbing behind the assumption that Martin Luther […]

Clean Up This Damn Mess

It’s another one of those slow days here at Civil War Memory, but I didn’t want Robert E. Lee’s birthday to pass without showing due respect.  With that in mind […]

Christian McWhirter on Taking Lincoln and Django Seriously

I’ve been thinking about the gulf between the public’s response to Spielberg’s Lincoln and Tarrantino’s Django Unchained and the overall commentary coming from professional historians and other public intellectuals.  I’ve […]

Disrespecting the Colors

I think I finally understand what flag advocates are getting at when they refer to discrimination against and hatred directed at the display of the Confederate flag.  Let’s see the […]

As President Abraham Lincoln Explained…

Jon Carson does a wonderful job of responding to the recent flurry of White House Petitions requesting that individual states be given the right to secede from the Union. Thank […]