Monthly Archives: March 2012

Are Historians Too Hard on Hollywood History?

By Colin Woodward The new issue of the academic journal Civil War History contains two reviews of historical films, the first an assessment of the Robert Redford film The Conspirator, about the trial of Mary Surratt following the Lincoln assassination. The … Continue reading

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More on the Virginia Flaggers and “Dixie”

By Colin Woodward Since many people have commented here recently on the Virginia Flagger issue, I’ve posted a link to Kevin Levin, who has more on the controversy, especially the UDC’s take on it. Apparently, the UDC is annoyed by … Continue reading

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