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Where Have You Gone, Benjamin Butler?

I’ve caught bits and pieces of the Museum of the Confederacy’s “Person of the Year: 1862” symposium on CSPAN-3.  It’s an entertaining event for the children of the Civil War […]

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 […]

Manassas: The Missing Robinson House

This guest post is by Adam Arenson, assistant professor of history at the University of Texas at El Paso and author of The Great Heart of the Republic: St. Louis […]

An Argument For Battlefield Preservation

I’ve taken a great deal of heat for much of my commentary on how Civil War battlefield preservation is typically framed for public consumption.  The most recent example can be […]