Stonewall Jackson

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 […]

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 […]

Lee – Jackson…what?

Today in Virginia is Lee-Jackson Day, but according to the The News Leader in Staunton you are going to have to look hard to find anyone celebrating it.  State offices […]

Calling on James I. Robertson

Update: My request has been passed on to Dr. Robertson by the Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission. Update #2: Thanks to Tom Perry for providing the following link, which includes an interview […]

Of Atheists and Simple Men

James I. Robertson had this to say about “Stonewall” Jackson in a recent interview: “I don’t think an atheist would get to first base writing a biography about Jackson.” “He […]