"Once back in Confederate-held territory, they were returned to their former owners, sold at auction or imprisoned.” This is obviously how there were so many black confederates, and why so many blacks ..
If you haven't eaten at Mr. Chen's, you should. A really remarkable place, best Chinese food I know about nearer than Atlanta. The pork with fermented black beans I think anyone would like. The vegeta ..
Well, what I bought at the market was lime leaves. On the other hand, at the restaurant I had a wonderful trio of dishes: Two specials, lamb with cumin (a Szechuan dish I was delighted to see offered) ..
http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2010/08/we-have-received-provocation-enough/61276/ "...During the Gettysburg Campaign, soldiers in the the Army of Northern Virginia systematically rounded ..
Lee had like 70K at Gettysburg. This guy is saying there was another fifth to a third who were black? That is crazy talk. Plus, I'm having trouble imagining how that under-provisioned army would have ..
This comment is not on point with the story but it is covered by your headline. A Civil War historian in England made the claim that 20 to 15 thousand black slaves and freedmen mostly slaves were with ..
A wonderful story, Tommy -- thank you. I am investigating the question of the gun, and will get back to you. I was in Oxford for a weekend about 6 weeks ago and envy you what seems like a wonderful li ..
I would not be remotely surprised to see a 5-4 Roberts opinion affirming that people can be bound to arbitration agreements merely by the act of purchasing a product upon which the agreement is writte ..
Dad was the other one on the trip down there. Never heard about the gun. What I did hear was this, which was one of dad's favorite stories (and possibly improved in the telling): All the way down ther ..