A Short Chat About Gettysburg on Bloggingheads.tv

Last Thursday I sat down for a conversation with Rob Farley about Gettysburg in history and memory and a few other topics related to the ongoing Civil War Sesquicentennial. Thanks to Rob for the opportunity to chat and appear on Bloggingheads.tv. Welcome to those of you visiting from BTV. I hope you will stick around for a while and explore the site. Click here for additional posts about Gettysburg.

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
  • Craig L. Jul 2, 2013 @ 4:43

    Regarding your speculations about Lee’s motivations for attacking a well fortified position in a northern state, I’d add that I think Jefferson Davis and an older brother of his personally owned substantial plantation holdings not far south of Vicksburg that I would imagine were severely depleted of slaves by the 4th of July in 1863.

    • Kevin Levin Jul 2, 2013 @ 5:39

      No doubt.

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