Brooks Simpson has an especially thought-provoking post on his blog today asking why the Lost Causers are so afraid of Kevin Levin and his blog. Brooks quite correctly points out that Kevin’s blog seems to stir up massive amounts of … Continue reading ?
I want to take a minute to respond to Brooks Simpson, who has apparently misinterpreted a recent post of mine in which I ask whether the Civil War Sesquicentennial is over. Here is the offending passage that seems to suggest that I ... Read Post
Thanks to Brooks Simpson for a thoughtful post about the visceral reaction that Civil War Memory engenders in certain folks. I’ve also thought a bit about this question over the years. Certainly, the vitriol is something that I di... Read Post
Prof. Brooks Simpson sums up my position on the issue of Black Confederates quite nicely here. So what, indeed. Neo-Confederates and Lost Causers like to argue that blacks served in the Confederate army willingly because it puts a m... Read Post