West Point’s Confederate Problem

West Point’s Confederate Problem

For half a century, a U.S. Military Academy dormitory has borne the name of Robert E. Lee, the West Point graduate who led the academy as superintendent for three years and later waged war against former comrades as a Confederate commander during the Civil War. That...
News From Around the South 7/20 to 7/27

News From Around the South 7/20 to 7/27

FLORIDA: Civil War Re-Enactment Ends After 40 Years BROOKSVILLE, Fla. — Each January, Hernando County scrambled to put out the welcome mat for what has been called the largest Civil War reenactment in Florida — the Brooksville Raid. Hundreds of re-enactors clad...
Path To Victory

Path To Victory

There is always a path to victory; the question is, can it be found and followed? If I had the opportunity, this would be my advice to President Donald Trump regarding his reelection. First, understand that people are scared, and do something about it. The pandemic,...
Tar Heel Name Has Complex Racial History

Tar Heel Name Has Complex Racial History

North Carolinians have long called themselves Tar Heels, and “Tar Heel” is a badge of pride—and, indeed, preeminence—in a variety of fields from scholarship to basketball. “Tar Heel” is but one of many nicknames for the residents of specific states. Tar Heels’...