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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Remembering The War At The Turn Of The Twentieth Century

Address of Gen. E. Porter Alexander Delivered on Alumni Day, West Point Military Academy Centennial, June 9, 1902 “There resulted many years of bitterness and estrangement between the sections, retarding the growth of national spirit and yielding but slowly, even to the great daily object-lesson of the development of our country. But at last, in…

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