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Best Article Ever on the Declaration of Causes for Secession.
In the last few days, I have had an article forwarded to me by an unusual collection of historians, scholastic, National Park, & living history. Believe me when I say that this does not ...
by Rhea Cole
News Article
I just read this in an online article discussing the Texas revolution. State historian Light Cummings, a history professor at Austin College in Sherman, agrees Texans respond more to celebrating the ...
by Johnny Reb
2nd Iowa Infantry, Co. I Diary, and article, of Sebra Nelson Howard
Have had for some 30 years a copy of my ancestor's, Sebra N. Howard, Civil War diary. Also an article written by him after the war describing the Battle of Fort Donelson (believed written for a ...
by TomM
Response to Mark Vogl Article "Politics killing the SCV"
Response to Mark Vogl article "Politics killing the SCV" From: <email> Dear Mr. Vogl, After reading your article, “Politics killing the SCV”, ...
by dylan
Here is an interesting Q and A article. Anyone else see this...
Here is an interesting Q and A article. Anyone else see this? http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/discussion/2010/10/20/DI2010102002560.html?hpid=talkbox1
by Guest
I came across this article (http://www.newyor ker.com/news/news- desk/is-amer...
I came across this article (http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/is-america-headed-for-a-new-kind-of-civil-war?mbid=synd_digg) and was wondering what people think? To me, it seems like now that ...
by Vale
Ajhall Just read the article on Andrew Tozier you wrote several years ago. ...
Ajhall Just read the article on Andrew Tozier you wrote several years ago. I collect civil war artifacts and have several 2 nd Maine items available to me. One is reported to have belonged to a ...
by Guest
Here is a great article on the political roots of the conflict of 1861 as w...
Here is a great article on the political roots of the conflict of 1861 as well as that of 2013. ...
by macreverie
I found this article that talks about slavery and the Civil War and wonderi...
I found this article that talks about slavery and the Civil War and wondering what people thought about the secession letters, which indicate that slavery did play a significant part in starting the ...
by Vale
I saw this article posted on Reddit about Col. Shaw and how he led the firs...
I saw this article posted on Reddit about Col. Shaw and how he led the first all-black regiment in US history. When he died, Confederate General Johnson Hagood refused to bury him with honors since ...
by Vale
Here's an interesting article,
http://www.24hgold.com/english/news-gold-silver-was-hitler-inspired-by-lincoln-s-army-.aspx?article=5158036194H11690&redirect=false&contributor=Tom+DiLorenzo
by Sgtredleg
Has anyone read this article?
http://www.viralands.com/american-civil-war-facts
by Vale
Article Concerning Statues in Memphis, Tenn.
I wasn't quite certain where to put this article, so this will have to do. This email just came to me today concerning the statues of Nathan Bedford Forrest and Jefferson Davis in Memphis, Tenn. ...
by dylan
What do you think of this article
Is the writer onto something here? Or is he just another **** filled anti-southern moron? ...
by iloveamerica63
The Confederate Half-Brothers, And Brothers-In-Law, Of Mary Todd Lincoln
President Lincoln reportedly once said of his wife's family, "God Almighty is perfectly content having one "d" at the end of his name. The Todds insist on having two". The strained relationship ...
by EastTennessee1948
Article by Al Benn on the <email> Oak Cemetary has a colorful history
This Al Benn article on the <email> Oak Cemetary appeared a few days ago in the Montgomery Advertiser. It makes an interesting read. There are a lot of interesting people buried there. Nathan ...
by dylan
I've got a question--two in fact. I recently read an article which mentione...
I've got a question--two in fact. I recently read an article which mentioned the fact that the Monitor had received either 50 or 80 hits from the Merrimac's cannons. There was no significant damage ...
by Th'AnchoriticSybar ite
I have just finished reading this article by Al Benson, Jr. of June 1, 2015...
I have just finished reading this article by Al Benson, Jr. of June 1, 2015 which was released by http://revisedhistory.wordpress.com In light of the Alabama Senate passing a resolution to rename ...
by dylan
The Social Dip, Southern Women Loved Their Snuff
In her article, 'The "Social Dip": Tobacco Use by Mid-19th Century Southern Women" Vicki Betts chronicles tobacco use by Southern women. Her intent is to provide background information for ...
by Rhea Cole
John Salling : The Confederacy's Last "Peter-Monkey"
There's no debate that John Salling died on March 15, 1959. What is up for debate, is the year he was born. At the time of his death, he was recognized as one of the last three surviving veterans ...
by EastTennessee1948
Adelicia & Isaac Franklin, a real life beauty & the beast.
In my blog, 'Fort Negley; the Confederacy was a Deadman Walking', Signal Officer Captain McClintock describes signalizing from atop the water tower in the garden of Belmont mansion in Nashville. He ...
by Rhea Cole
African Heritage and Southern Hearts : "Free Persons Of Color" and Faithful Servants With The ...
J.W. Comer achieved the rank of 1st Sergeant and was stationed in Mobile and Pollard until 1864. Comer joined the Alabama 27th Infantry Regiment as a Lieutenant in 1864 and followed them to ...
by EastTennessee1948
Mary Todd Lincoln: An Unfairly Vilified First Lady?
Born on December 13, 1818, to Robert and Eliza Todd, the child who was destined to become First Lady of the United States, Mary’s early beginnings were that of a pampered child, whose father ...
by Taylor
Lewis Wallace: Disgraced General to Best Selling Author
Lewis (Lew) Wallace was born on April 10, 1827, in Brookville, Indiana. His lifetime achievements are a fascinating tale - from General Grant using him as his scapegoat at Shiloh, to that of ...
by Taylor
CSS H.L. Hunley
The CSS H.L.Hunley was the forerunner of the modern submarine and its very existence was a marvel at the time. The "Fish Boat" as it was called, was built in Mobile Alabama from an old boiler... ...
by Mike D.
The Boy Battalion and The Battle of Chehaw Station
The Boy Battalion and Battle of Chehaw Station (Also known as the Battle of Beasely's Tank or Beasely"s Farm) By late 1863 the Confederacy was entering her "darkest hour". The Blockade was becoming ...
by macreverie
An account of life inside Andersonville prison
... me was Joe Church and, many years later, while researching at the local library, Don came across an article about Mr. Church. Mr Church had died and the date of the article was Feb. 12,1938. The ...
by dustyjoe
The Confedrate Flag Despised and Adored, My Thoughts
It is hated and loved, despised and adored, scorned and respected, a symbol of slavery and symbol of freedom, a symbol of dishonor a symbol of honor. Al Sharpton a Civil Rights Activist stated at ...
by Ron S.
The North/South Controversy was an Economic One
THE ROAD TO WAR- PART III I've taken this article, added a few thoughts of my own and present it here for your perusal. The Early North/South controversy was economic one. First there were ...
by dylan
Decoding "The Leiber Code" & A Torch Too Many
"The Lieber Code of Conduct," or General Orders No. 100 (Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field) was prepared by Franz Lieber, and signed by President Lincoln ...
by Taylor
What was the range of CW field artillery? It just depends...
This photo of a cannon demo at Stones River National Battlefield is not the most scenic view of the park, but it does serve a purpose. The modern structures make handy range markers. What was ...
by Rhea Cole
The March 1865 law - recruiting Black Confederate soldiers
Pictured above is Confederate Major Thomas P. Turner in Cuba in 1865, so he appears much as he would have earlier in that year when as commandant of Libby Prison in Richmond, he along with Major J. ...
by andersonh1
Forks of the Road to Hell
In my blog on this site 'Adelicia & Isaac, a Real Life Beauty & the Beast', I introduced Isaac Franklin, the Bill Gates of the slave trade. In partnership with his nephew, he formed the firm ...
by Rhea Cole
Who were the men in this photo?
Over the years I've seen this photo with several different captions : (1) Confederate Prisoners at Camp Douglass (2) "Morgan's Men" captured during his raid into Ohio (3) Unionist refugees from ...
by EastTennessee1948
Why Couldn't They Read Abe's Mail?
During the Siege of Petersburg, Confederate Agents disguised as a woodcutting party intercepted every message between Grant's HQ at City Point & the War Department in Washington. At great risk, ...
by Rhea Cole
Two Spies in General Bragg's Headquarters
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 1862, Bragg's H.Q. was a house near the Rutherford County courthouse in the center of the image. Pre-war population 2,000 split roughly 50/50 slave & free. At his ...
by Rhea Cole
History behind the design of the Confederate battle flag
Below you'll find a good article on the design of the Confederate Battle Flag. However, the author of this piece failed to mention the most important reason for changing the design of the flag ...
by macreverie
John Wesley Powell: A Man For All Seasons
John Wesley (Wes) Powell wore many distinctive hats throughout his life, and his undeniable intelligence, unwavering courage, and pioneering nature served him well both during his time as an ACW ...
by Taylor
American attitudes toward the War
... d even 31% of Democrats) This particular poll is not broken down by region but another cited in the article (about the CS Battle flag) is broken down by region. 53% of Southerners say the flag about ...
by macreverie
The Bayonet, the Charge, and Its Place in Warfare (Part 1)
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III", Francis Joseph Reynolds et al., 1916. - Via Wikimedia Commons First off, I would like to say hello again to many of you. I was active on this ...
by 1stTexReb

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