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…