Are You a Pro-Union Scholar?

James I. Robertson is one of the most visible and respected of our Civil War historians.  I’ve read all of his books, and his biography of “Stonewall” Jackson is rightly considered a major accomplishment in the field of biography.  That said, I still find his participation in and continued support of the movie Gods and…

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Distorting the Past neo-Confederate Style

[Hat-Tip to Civil Warriors] Check out this excellent online paper which analyzes the apparent manipulation of an image of black Union soldiers: In this paper we discuss a graphic example of Blight’s contention by examining a Civil War-era posed studio photograph of black Union soldiers with a white officer. We maintain that this photograph has…

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