If you listen closely you will notice that the entire script is cut and pasted from the internet. Just the same tired and misleading claims about the past. Here is a link to “Defending the Heritage“. This is a wonderful example of the declining influence of the Lost Cause on our collective memory of the war.
The Next Generation
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