Review: Civil War Prisons Reconsidered

Review: Civil War Prisons Reconsidered

Michael Gray, who edited this new book, opens the volume with a historiography of Civil War prisons. Before 1930, while there was a post-war stream of memoirs on the Civil War prisons, there really was a lack of scholarship on the subject. That changed with the...
News From Around the South 2/11 to 2/18

News From Around the South 2/11 to 2/18

SOUTH CAROLINA: Battle of Aiken Living History Event Celebrates 25 Years AIKEN, S.C. — During the final stages of the Civil War in 1865, cavalries led by Gens. Joseph “Fighting Joe” Wheeler of the South and Hugh Judson Kilpatrick of the North clashed in the...
How Cowpens Won Revolutionary War

How Cowpens Won Revolutionary War

The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution has often been depicted in literature in a glamorous and romantic fashion with emphasis on the exploits of native-son militia in each colony. Granted, brave and daring militia leaders played a crucial role in the War...
Green is the New Red

Green is the New Red

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, New York Democrat, has released her Green New Deal plan to the nation — and to great applause from the Democratic Party. This multitrillion-dollar manifesto isn’t just about saving the planet from climate change — though that is...