How Many Black Confederates Were There?

The latest issue of North and South magazine (Vol. 10, No. 2) includes a short article on so-called black Confederates by Bruce Levine.  I’ve blogged about Levine’s work on black […]

Who Is James I. Robertson?

In response to Saturday’s short post John Maass inquired about historian James I. Robertson.  Here is his comment: I have always puzzled over Robertson’s role in the academic world. In […]

Celebrating Lee

I apologize for the numerous posts about Robert E. Lee our perceptions of Robert E. Lee.  In addition to having to rewrite parts of the Crater manuscript this summer I […]