I wonder what possessed these SCV members to bring their slaves with them to this ceremony. I don’t really recommend sitting through all of Bob Hurst’s address.
“It’s A Flag Waiting For a Nation”
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