Why Confederate Camp Servants

The most recent issue of The Civil War Monitor contains a letter-to-the-editor about a recent essay of mine on Confederate camp servants [Spring 2013]. From Mr. John H. Whitfield: While […]

Who Are the Virginia Flaggers?

Update: Well, you heard it here first. Tripp Lewis of the Virginia Flaggers declares that Matthew Heimbach is a “good guy.” The Virginia Flaggers are still intent on placing a […]

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Envisioning Black Soldiers, Not Black Citizens

General Patrick Cleburne’s plan to arm slaves is often highlighted as an enlightened vision of racial progress in the Confederacy, which proves that slavery was incidental to the formation and […]

The Virginia Flaggers Have Overreached

Update: Andy Hall is now weighing in on the Virginia Flaggers desperate bid for attention. The I-95 project isn’t over-reach, but quite the opposite — it’s grabbing the low-hanging fruit. […]