Robert E. Lee

Lee-Jackson Day Parade 2012

[H/T to W.D. Carlson, who emailed this video with the subject line: “God Bless Lee and Jackson and God Bless Dixie”] I am ashamed to admit that in my ten […]

What Would Robert E. Lee Do?

Whether or not Washington and Lee’s Law School closes in recognition of the national holiday in honor of Martin Luther King’s contributions to the advancement of social, political, and legal […]

Thoughts From An Alabama_Girl

ATTENTION: COMMENTS ON THIS POST ARE CLOSED.  NO ADDITIONAL COMMENTS WILL BE APPROVED. I came across a playful, but thoughtful comment this morning from one of Ta-Nahesi Coates’s readers, who […]

That Was My Head That Just Exploded

Scene set at Blandford Church Hill, Headquarters, Army of Northern Virginia, 1:45pm – July 30, 1864 in The Battle of the Crater by Newt Gingrich and William Forstchen “Finish it,” […]

Robert E. Lee on Robert H. Milroy or Emancipation

I am really sorry to have missed last weekend’s “Years of Anguish” event in Fredericksburg organized by John Hennessy and including Gary Gallagher, Peter Carmichael, and Jeff McClurken.  Apparently, at […]

Flagging a Symbol Into Oblivion

Here is another story concerning the public display of the Confederate flag, this time in the former capital of the Confederacy of Richmond, Virginia.  A small, but dedicated group is […]