The Invisible Struggles of Civil War Veterans - Union soldiers sit on a hill overlooking camp at Cumberland Landing, VA 1862. Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain was not supposed to survive the wounds he received at the Second Battle of Petersburg in the summer of 1864. Felled by a bullet that entered his right hip, tore through his lower abdomen, and exited his left hip, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
Even Astronauts Fear the Left - There are many reasons I pity today’s younger generation of Americans. Among them are: —The unconscionable debt we are leaving them. —The obliteration of male and female as separate and distinct categories — and the sexual confusion that is left in its wake. —The emasculation of men and the de-feminization of women. —The undermining of […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
News From Around the South 11/12 to 11/19 - TENNESSEE: Stones River Battlefield Delivers Civil War History NASHVILLE — “So this is the Battlefield, it really hasn’t changed much since 1862.” Stop, look, and listen. The cannons are quiet now, but the Civil War cemetery tells of a time when they were not. Seventy-five thousand men, north and south, met here for a three-day […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
Civil War Black Recruiting Site Becomes National Monument - NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — When Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation to free slaves during the Civil War, it did not apply to Kentucky, one of the few slave states that did not join the Confederacy. But Elijah P. Marrs did not want to wait. He escaped slavery in September 1864 to join the Union Army […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
Let the Democrats Keep Showing Their Hand - The Democratic Party’s emerging radical bloc is alarming, but the leftist group’s youthful intemperance could backfire and re-energize Republicans’ 2020 electoral prospects. Even before all the hanging chads and miraculously divined ballots have been examined in Florida, newly elected leftist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is already engaging in activism in the halls of Congress. On Tuesday morning, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...