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Diverse Confederates

Black Confederates Often Overlooked In History

Black Confederates often overlooked in American history   By Pamela Wood and Barbara Parsons Chronicle contributors Feb 25, 2008   Our nation celebrates Black History Month in February each year. Many African-Americans who contributed to our nation's history are recognized. Probably the most overlooked group of African-Americans is the Black Confederates.   Black Confederates served [...]

Black Confederates Often Overlooked In History 2017-09-02T17:05:37+00:00

Slave, Soldier, Cowboy, Hunter, Hunting Guide

Holt Collier: Slave, Confederate Soldier, Cowboy, Big Game Hunter, And Presidential Hunting Guide   by EastTennessee1948   I was in Gen.Ross’ Brigade, Colonel Dudley Jones Regiment and Captain. Perry Evans Company I 9th Texas Cavalry Regiment. My Old Colonel. gave me a horse.... one of three fine race horses he had brought from Plum Ridge. [...]

Slave, Soldier, Cowboy, Hunter, Hunting Guide 2017-07-30T18:00:18+00:00

Important Facts You Won’t Learn In History Class

The Black Confederate Officers And Other Extremely Important Facts You Won't Learn In History Class   May 1, 2017   WAKE UP, AMERICA! THE CIVIL WAR HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH SLAVERY; IT WAS A SECOND REVOLUTIONARY WAR.   The South was rising against abusive tariffs just as patriots had rebelled against Britain’s taxation without [...]

Important Facts You Won’t Learn In History Class 2017-05-13T23:32:35+00:00

Louis Napoleon Nelson: The First Black Chaplain Of The Civil War

Louis Napoleon Nelson: The First Black Chaplain of the Civil War   When the 7th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment requested a chaplain, there were not enough clergymen to assign to every military unit in the Confederate States Army. Fortunately, there was a man called of God in their midst. Louis Napoleon Nelson was well versed in [...]

Louis Napoleon Nelson: The First Black Chaplain Of The Civil War 2017-05-02T00:00:29+00:00

Alice Thompson

Alice Thompson, an example of the courageous women of the South. Picking up a fallen battleflag and rallying the Confederate soldiers. From the 1900 issue of Confederate Veteran --   On the morning of March 3, 1863, the battle of Thompson Station was fought. Before day the inhabitants of this little village were in great [...]

Alice Thompson 2017-04-02T16:33:55+00:00

The Black Confederate And The Teddy Bear

Most people have never heard of Holt Collier – and those who have heard of the “Teddy Bear” may be surprised to learn about his history.   Collier was born into slavery in Mississippi in 1848. By his 15th birthday, he had become an expert on wildlife in the Mississippi Delta and was known as [...]

The Black Confederate And The Teddy Bear 2017-03-25T00:21:17+00:00

Documentary featuring Nelson W. Winbush, a black son of confederate black soldier Luis Napoleon Nelson

Documentary featuring Nelson W. Winbush, a black son of confederate black soldier Luis Napoleon Nelson who fought under Nathan Bedford Forest, founder of the KKK. A series of interviews, documentation, stock footage, and reenactments all collaberate to help defend the Confederacy and it's soldiers against it's notorious reputation in regards to black slavery and what [...]

Documentary featuring Nelson W. Winbush, a black son of confederate black soldier Luis Napoleon Nelson 2017-03-25T00:22:22+00:00

Fighting Blacks

Blacks Who Fought For The South Most historical accounts portray Southern blacks as anxiously awaiting President Abraham Lincoln's "liberty-dispensing troops" marching south in the War Between the States. But there's more to the story; let's look at it. Black Confederate military units, both as freemen and slaves, fought federal troops. Louisiana free blacks gave their [...]

Fighting Blacks 2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Richard Dick Poplar

"A Colored Confederate Soldier" Click here for story on "Dick" Poplar

Richard Dick Poplar 2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Southerners In Gray

Black Southerners in Confederate gray By Shirley Farris Jones Note: The writer gratefully acknowledges Zack Malpass, Murfreesboro SCV Camp 33, for so generously sharing his extensive research, and to Dr. George Smith, for providing both research and viewpoint. February marks the beginning of Black History Month – a remembrance of important people and events of [...]

Southerners In Gray 2017-03-25T00:34:31+00:00