Nine Years Blogging

It’s becoming more and more difficult to remember a time when my interest in the Civil War did not somehow connect to blogging. Nine years ago I had just completed a master’s degree, including a thesis on William Mahone and the battle of the Crater, at the University of Richmond. I thought blogging might give me the opportunity to share my interest in the war with a broader audience. It certainly did.

Nine years later and while I see this site as much more than a blog, I certainly understand that the vast majority of visitors come here to read the latest post. I have no plans on giving it up and, as always, thanks for coming along for the ride.

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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4 comments… add one
  • Jimmy Dick Nov 9, 2014 @ 8:07

    I enjoy your blog very much, Kevin. I admire how you share what you have learned despite the negative reactions from those who object to the use of facts to interpret history. Keep it coming!

  • M.D. Blough Nov 8, 2014 @ 22:08

    Happy Anniversary!

  • Jeff Howell Nov 8, 2014 @ 12:56

    Love your blog! Keep it up!!!

  • Pat Young Nov 8, 2014 @ 10:03

    Congrats. I have been reading this blog several times a week for four years and have enjoyed it throughout that time.

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