Tag Archives: Civil War

Book Notes: “A Disease in the Public Mind”

Blowhard, Esq.¬†writes: All of the brouhaha over Confederate statues has rekindled my interest in the Civil War, so I decided to work my way through some of the books that have been cluttering my shelves. The first one is this … Continue reading

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A Bit of a Sea-Dandy

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: As I passed the wake of the steamer, I wheeled in pursuit, fired a blank cartridge, and hauling down the Federal, threw the Confederate flag to the breeze. It was amusing to witness the panic which … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Click on the image to enlarge. Robert E. Lee at his home in Richmond, VA less than a week after surrendering.

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“Copperhead”: An Interview With Bill Kauffman

Paleo Retiree writes: The movie I’ve most been looking forward to this year is “Copperhead,” which opens in many cities this Friday. That’s partly because it was directed by Ron Maxwell, who has made two of the movies that real … Continue reading

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