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▶ Part 3 - Mary Chestnut & Governor George Wallace - YouTube

Here is my performance as George Wallace on Conversations Across Time.

▶ Part 3 – Mary Chestnut & Governor George Wallace – YouTube

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Civil Rights

Post 38: Gettysburg Requiem

The Life and Lost Causes of Confederate Colonel William C. Oates

Yet another of the slightly obscure biographies that I’ve picked up at the Last Bookshop in Oxford over the last few years; this book tells the story of William C. 655 more words


The Racism of Abraham Lincoln, Part 3

From Colonization to Emancipation

Thus far, we have examined Lincoln’s words to understand his racism. That’s important because statesmen (especially Lincoln) live by their words. But we must also examine his deeds—specifically, we need to look at Lincoln’s policy initiatives to understand his racism and his subsequent conversion. 3,172 more words

Civil War

Plymouth Rifle Restoration Part II (Electrolysis)

As I wait in anticipation for the rifle to come in the mail today, I had started to set up my electrolysis tank so I can start cleaning all of the metal. 527 more words

Civil War

Book Plunge: The Civil War As A Theological Crisis

What do I think about Mark Noll’s book? Let’s talk about it on Deeper Waters. 

The Civil War was an awful time in our nation’s history. 1,995 more words

Book Plunge

Martin Jackson: Recollections of a Confederate Servant

Martin Jackson at age 90: Texan, house slave, Confederate servant, freedman, and WWI veteran
Source: This photo appears unsourced in several web sites. It was probably taken in the 1930s by or for the Federal Writers’ Project, which was part of the Works Progress Administration.
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Northern Bloom

Sun shines on a border town that saw bloody battles during the Civil War. Reading the history of Northumbria amongst its natural beauty makes such conflict hard to picture.