“The North Fought the Civil War to Preserve Slavery”…..Yea Right: Part 2

It is often that one hears the numerous arguments for why Southern soldiers fought in the Civil War. Once in a while, one might even hear explanations for the Union soldiers’ reasons to fight. In truth, Union soldiers share the same ambiguity in reasons for going to war as their Confederate counterparts. Reasons the NorthernContinue reading ““The North Fought the Civil War to Preserve Slavery”…..Yea Right: Part 2″

“The North Fought the Civil War to Preserve Slavery”…..Yea Right: Part 1

Part two can be found here.  In the comments section of a recent post, an argument (if you can call it that) rages on as to why the North and South fought the Civil War.  The main thrux of the argument begins with this comment from David Tatum: “I don’t wish to demonize white southerners…IContinue reading ““The North Fought the Civil War to Preserve Slavery”…..Yea Right: Part 1″

Sherman and the American Total War: Part 1

Sherman is a controversial figure to say the least. Georgians and many southerners in general go so far as to show signs of anger and/or contempt whenever Sherman’s name is mentioned. Just ask Connie Chastain, David Tatum, and the Southern Nationalist Network. This level of hostility towards Sherman usually has to do with his “March to theContinue reading “Sherman and the American Total War: Part 1”

Dav Wants A Response

David Tatum, who runs the blog A True Confederate, wants my attention. It appears that Gary Adams wrote a lengthy rant/questionnaire on the Southern Heritage Preservation Group’s Facebook Page. Since then, Dav posted Gary’s statement on his blog and asked for comments from Corey Meyer, Kevin Levin, Andy Hall and myself. Well Dav, I’ll takeContinue reading “Dav Wants A Response”