Once again, you’ve been a very attentive and supportive audience this past year, which is always appreciated. So, to end 2010 I want to give you the last word. Happy New Year!
Sorry for the lack of posts over the past few days. I just returned from the Annual Meeting of the Southern Historical Association in Charlotte, North Carolina. As always I had a wonderful time. Got to catch up with some good friends and make some new ones. I was pleasantly surprised by the number of [...]
I was surprised to find a brief reference to this site over at Ann DeWitt’s black Confederate website (scroll down to bottom of page). I’ve written quite a bit about the interpretive problems on her site as well as the complete lack of any reference to her qualifications to discuss this subject given her requests [...]
I am sitting in the Philadelphia Airport waiting for my flight to C-Ville. My wife and I spent the past nine days in Boston and Bar Harbor, Maine. We had an amazing time. The food was wonderful and the weather in Maine was a nice relief from the heat and humidity of Virginia. Bar Harbor [...]
The manuscript is now on its way to the publisher and I couldn’t be more pleased. I don’t really have a sense of how long the wait will be given that what I sent back today is a revised manuscript. My guess is that the publisher will send it out to one of the reviewers [...]
Every once in a while my blogging buddy, Richard Williams, reminds his readers not to take me seriously and not to exaggerate my importance within the blogosphere and beyond. I appreciate that advice as it helps me to keep my ego in check. The only problem is that Richard has the strangest way of showing [...]
You may have noticed that I’ve made a few changes to the look of Civil War Memory. Actually, these changes go beyond simply moving back to a full-width framework and a transition to Arial as the main content font. Over the past few weeks I’ve slowly stripped the site of just about every plugin. While [...]
This last week has been pretty busy around here since the governor of Virginia announced his Confederate History Month Proclamation. The number of visitors went through the roof owing to some key hyperlinks from a number of very popular news outlets. To those of you who are new to Civil War Memory I encourage you [...]