Review: Civil War Prisons Reconsidered - Michael Gray, who edited this new book, opens the volume with a historiography of Civil War prisons. Before 1930, while there was a post-war stream of memoirs on the Civil War prisons, there really was a lack of scholarship on the subject. That changed with the publication that year of William Hesseltine’s Civil War Prisons: A […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
3 Lessons from the Jussie Smollett Hoax - So, Jussie Smollett was lying. The “Empire” actor claimed that when he was walking home at 2 a.m. in Chicago, in the midst of the polar vortex, he was accosted by two assailants, both of whom shouted anti-gay and anti-black slurs at him. They then attempted to throw a noose around his neck and pour […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
News From Around the South 2/11 to 2/18 - SOUTH CAROLINA: Battle of Aiken Living History Event Celebrates 25 Years AIKEN, S.C. — During the final stages of the Civil War in 1865, cavalries led by Gens. Joseph “Fighting Joe” Wheeler of the South and Hugh Judson Kilpatrick of the North clashed in the Battle of Aiken. Because of the Confederate victory that resulted, Aiken […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
Harrison Ford’s Climate Horror Story - NBC late-night comedian Seth Meyers recently dedicated one of his “comedy” diatribes to denouncing “scaremongering about socialism.” Liberals have a right to lecture us on some things, but scaremongering ain’t one of them. These are the same people who relentlessly scaremonger the American people about “climate change.” In a recent video to promote a World […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
Cowpens: Turning Point of Revolutionary War - The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution has often been depicted in literature in a glamorous and romantic fashion with emphasis on the exploits of native-son militia in each colony. Granted, brave and daring militia leaders played a crucial role in the War for Independence, but they were part of a much larger and oft-neglected […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...