Somehow I missed this recent SNL skit about the Civil War. It’s kind of funny and even offers an interpretation of how camp servants ended up in some of those wartime and postwar images. 🙂 Enjoy.
Saturday Night Live Interprets Camp Servants
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