Tag: Confederate

Women of the Civil War

In the years preceding the Civil War, American women’s lives were formed by what historians and sociologists have coined as “the Cult of Domesticity.”...

American Civil War Nicknames

I started a new series on the site based on the book 1,001 Things Everyone Should Know About American History by historian John Garraty. If you...

Weird Weapons of WW II

There are certainly several weird weapons of WW II, but I think the following video shows some of my favorites. I ran across a...

Civil War V / 1863

Ah, yes! Back to the American Civil War! If you are new to my blog and have not kept up, I was in the...

First Battle of Memphis / Sesquicentennial

If I told you that there were 10,000 Memphians, with blankets and picnic baskets, sitting on the bluff, you would assume I was referring...

Another Memorial Day Blog…but it’s History!

First, I think it is important that everyone remembers what Memorial Day is really about; it isn't the "official start of summer," it is...