Today I head down to the Library of Virginia in Richmond to take part in a meeting of the Advisory Council for the Virginia Sesquicentennial Commision of the American Civil War. Click here for the agenda. If I have time I will post a brief report later today.
Advisory Council Meeting Today in Richmond
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