I‘ve never been to the Five Forks battlefield. Luckily for me, today I am spending the day with two historians who know the battlefield well. See you on Wednesday with a report and photographs. Let’s hope it’s not a total washout.
Five Forks Bound
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