Browsing All posts tagged under »Enemies of the Country«

Quick observations on Strother’s “recollections”

May 14, 2010 by


The first thing that strikes me about Strother’s recollections is that, even after the war, he refers to himself as a Virginian, not as a West Virginian. Does this have a purpose or is it simply a projection of who he was, what he was, at the time these events were unfolding? Obviously, he sees […]

Southern Unionists as traitors to the Confederacy?

June 11, 2008 by


Recently, I read something about somebody portraying Gen. George H. Thomas at living histories and some people referring to him as a traitor to his own people. Really, I find that a very odd statement to make regarding people of the South who preferred to remain loyal to the United States. While it’s true that […]


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