Forgotten Sites of the Civil War

Forgotten Sites of the Civil War

In April 1865, America was a different place from what it had been just four years before. Atlanta: burned. Richmond: burned. Chambersburg, Pennsylvania: burned. Swaths of the South were scissored with trenches and abatis and pocked with shell holes. Washington, D.C.,...
Kavanaugh Casualty List

Kavanaugh Casualty List

After a 50-year siege, the great strategic fortress of liberalism has fallen. With the elevation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court seems secure for constitutionalism — perhaps for decades. The shrieks from the gallery of the Senate chamber as the vote came...
News From Around the South 10/1 to 10/8

News From Around the South 10/1 to 10/8

VIRGINIA: Man Shoved Teen Waving Confederate Flag YORKTOWN, Va. — A 53-year-old Poquoson man was arrested and charged with assault and battery on Friday after he confronted a Poquoson High School student who was waving a Confederate flag at a Poquoson-Tabb football...
Kavanaugh Casualty List

Are Republicans Born Wimps?

Republican leaders are “a bunch of wimps,” said Jerry Falwell Jr. Conservatives and Christians need to stop electing “nice guys.” “The US needs street fighters like Donald Trump at every level of government because the liberal fascists...
News From Around the South 9/24 to 10/1

News From Around the South 9/24 to 10/1

TENNESSEE: New State Museum Celebrates History NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When the new $160 million Tennessee State Museum opens Thursday, you will find many of the familiar museum artifacts. The Conestoga wagon that brought early settlers from Virginia in the 1800s....
The Southern Cross of Honor

The Southern Cross of Honor

Over the last several months, on genealogical mailing lists to which I subscribe, I’ve seen discussions about “The Southern Cross of Honor.” Questions have arisen about its origin, when it was awarded, and what the meaning of the inscription on it...