8.25.17 Longstreet

OK, attention all you polo-wearing skinheads out there who say that defending statues of Confederate generals isn’t hatred, it’s just an effort to “preserve your heritage.” Well I’ve got two words for you: James Longstreet. C’mon, really, even if you haven’t picked up a history book in your life, you’ve heard of this guy. Born […]

5.3.13 Stonewall by Moonlight

150 years ago this week, the hopes of the Confederacy died beneath the light of the moon. And just when things seemed brightest.  At the Battle of Chancellorsville in northern VA, Robert E. Lee achieved one of the most noteworthy victories in American military history.  He had been outmaneuvered by the northern army led by […]