A Brief Word About Clio’s Conscience

There doesn’t seem to be any let up in the number and range of Civil War memory studies published or soon to be published this year.  As someone who has […]

Weary Clyburn Redux

Dear Mr. Vanderburg, Thanks for taking the time to read yesterday’s post and for your comments. As I stated in my response this is a subject that I’ve written and […]

What Happens When Your USCT Unit Disbands

Today Cleveland.com [associated with the Cleveland Plain Dealer] is running a textbook example of how the myth of the Black Confederate soldier is spread.  Start off with what appears to […]

But For Jackson

On the eve of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Chancellorsville and we are already being subjected to a steady stream of interpretive flights of fancy surrounding the significance […]