“The Blue, The Gray, and the Brown”

I am not a big fan of “The Cleveland Show” but in this episode Cleveland engages in historical preservation and takes part in a Civil War reenactment. Good stuff: “It’s going to be so much easier saving Founders Park with you as the face of our cause.”

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

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2 comments… add one
  • Jared Frederick Mar 7, 2011 @ 18:54

    HA! That was hilarious. I especially enjoyed the Ken Burns-style montages. Thanks for sharing!

    • Kevin Levin Mar 8, 2011 @ 1:49

      I also picked up a reference to the Sullivan Ballou letter. Great stuff.

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