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Remembering Confederate Conscription

Given my last post I would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge that today is the 150th anniversary of the Confederate Conscription Act, which made  all white males between the [...]
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Remembering the Men of the H.L. Hunley

History / US History : Civil War Memory (9 months ago)

Today is the 150th anniversary of the loss of the Confederate submarine, H.L. Hunley. Read Post

June 11, 1864

History / US History : Rantings of a Civil War Historian (6 years ago)

I would also be remiss if I didn’t at least acknowledge today as the 144th anniversary of the Battle of Trevilian Station, the largest all-cavalry battle of the war (remember that 3,000 Union infantry participated at Brandy Station)... Read Post

Remember Fort Pillow (yes but how?)

History / US History : Civil War Memory (7 months ago)

Today is the 150th anniversary of the Fort Pillow Massacre. Should it be remembered as a Confederate massacre of black soldiers, a moment in the long history of racial violence between black and white Americans or both? Read Post


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