Another Year of Blogging

It’s hard to believe that as of today I have been blogging for six years.  Those six years include 2,400 posts, just under 1 million visits and roughly 25,000 comments.  Thanks once again to all of you who make this site part of your daily routine.  It goes without saying that this past year has…

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Reaffirming My ProSouthern Sympathies

It’s not easy having to face the constant taunting and hate-filled messages, which suggest that I am somehow “anti-Southern” or out to attack Southern history and culture. Even after moving to the beautiful city of Boston much of what I love to read about relates to the rich history of the American South.  Right now…

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Under Construction

Just a quick note for those of you who may have been just a bit confused when logging onto Civil War Memory today.  You will notice that the blog is no longer the default landing page.  I am beginning to think of Civil War Memory as more than just a blog.  It’s still the core…

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Rotov Reviews Glatthaar’s Numbers Crunching

Dimitri Rotov has a fiery post up that evaluates Joseph Glatthaar’s recent scholarship – specifically his use of statistical analysis in his recent studies.  It’s a worthwhile read, though Rotov chose to embeds his analysis in his vaguely-defined “Centennialist” school paradigm.  He begins with this little gem: “Joseph T. Glatthaar is an early middle-aged Centennialist…

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