I Sense a Pattern Here

This is a perfect follow-up to my earlier post on Rickey Pittman’s childrens book about Jim Limber. I’ve suggested numerous times that the proposed statue commemorating Jefferson Davis and Jim […]

Jim Limber for Kids

There is nothing more disturbing for an educator than to come across children’s books whose authors have little qualification as historians or who have an implicit agenda to get across. […]

John Coski on Jefferson Davis and Jim Limber

Richard Williams recently posted a short article by historian John Coski on the relationship between Jim Limber and the Davis family, which appeared in the winter issue of the Museum […]

Jim Webb Is No Historian (but so what)

The Politico has a feature on Senator Jim Webb’s Confederate Heritage roots that is worth reading.  I guess this is what happens when you become a potential vice-presidential candidate.  There […]

Ex-Confederates Learn of Lincoln’s Assassination

Reminders of defeat could be found throughout Virginia, from the burned-down business district of Richmond to the leveled countryside of the Shenandoah Valley and northern Virginia.  A London Times correspondent […]