As I was sitting in my favorite coffee house this morning I noticed out of the corner of my eye that a fellow patron was reading Civil War Memory. I have to say that it was an awkward experience. I know I have a few fans out there but, apart from my wife and a few students, I’ve never actually caught a glimpse of a genuine reader. He turned out to be a fellow blogger whose site I read regularly.
Civil War Memory Readers Are Out There
Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth
“Levin’s study is the first of its kind to blueprint and then debunk the mythology of enslaved African Americans who allegedly served voluntarily in behalf of the Confederacy.”–Journal of Southern History