[Hat-Tip to Religion in American History] "In this comedy of political values Honest Abe's home town puts a teacher on trial for asking 'Was Lincoln Gay?' Told in three acts - the audience decided the order - we see the events surrounding the 'Trial of the Century' through the eyes of the prosecution, the defense [...]
This episode of Bat Masterson aired on December 24, 1958.
Episode Summary for The Red Badge of Gayness: "Cartman has visions of glory as he suits up for the Confederacy in the annual reenactment of a Civil War battle, and leads the drunken rebels to defeat the union." [Originally aired on 11/24/99] If you have twenty minutes and are looking for a good laugh than [...]
Gary W. Gallagher, the John L. Nau Professor in History of the American Civil War at the University of Virginia, gave this year's Remembering Robert E. Lee lecture on Oct. 12, 2009, in Lee Chapel. The title of the talk is "Robert E. Lee Confronts Defeat: Duty in the Wake of Appomattox."
Anne Sara Rubin is hard at work on a new digital project on Sherman's March. I first heard about the project at last year's SHA in New Orleans. It looks to be quite interesting.