The production of this video has nothing directly to do with the SCV's proposed statue of Jefferson Davis and Jim Limber, but the overall message beautifully captures their motivation. This has nothing to do with trying to nail down a complicated piece of history; rather, it is an attempt to reshape how we think about the connection between slavery, race, and the history of the Confederacy.
Why Jim Limber?
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