Sons of Confederate Veterans

A Black Confederate Without the Black Ancestor

I am making my way through a small collection of essays in Thomas Brown’s Remixing the Civil War: Meditations on the Sesquicentennial (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011).  Fitz Brundage opens […]

SCV Butchers Another Slave’s History

In a recent speech, Ed Ayers suggested that “the enemy of Civil War history is everything people think they know about the conflict.”  We could just as easily point to […]

A Crime Against Our People

[H/T to Andy Hall at Dead Confederates] I chose not to comment on this story when it broke the other day in central Texas.  Turns out a noose was discovered […]

Fellow Southerners!

It should come as no surprise that a National Air and Space Museum exhibit centered around the Enola Gay and the dropping of the Atomic Bomb would cause controversy in […]