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Faded names on stones

May 31, 2010 by


Just another stone in a cemetery… But wait, he was a soldier… and he died in the closing weeks of the First World War… Makes you wonder a bit, huh? Or does it really? Who was the man? How did he die? Who were his parents, siblings, and maybe he had a wife. Did he […]

Blacks and whites in non-soldier roles with the Confederate army

May 21, 2009 by


I think there is something that is missed in all of these discussions about blacks in “service” roles with the Confederate army. Let me be more clear. We know there were some in the muster rolls of units, and to spare me the rants of those who completely fail to understand where I am coming […]