Black Confederates


Black 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

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

Black Officer

WILLIAM BUGG, AFRICAN AMERICAN CONFEDERATE STATES NAVAL OFFICER. In 1898, the Naval Records and Library of the US Navy Department issued the publication Register of Officers of the Confederate States Navy, 1861-1865, compiled from US and CS navy registers, reports of officers, records of the office of the Secretary of the Navy, and other miscellaneous [...]

Black Officer 2017-03-25T00:30:22+00:00

Sharing History

Black soldier shares battlefield, his history By VICKIE WELBORN PLEASANT HILL, La. Among the sea of blue and gray coats at the recent re-enactment of the 140th anniversary of the Battle of Pleasant Hill was the face of at least one black man. When the Battle of Pleasant Hill was actually fought 140 years ago, [...]

Sharing History 2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Confederate Veteran Shot

Negro Confederate Veteran Shot Dallas, Tex. - June 14.  Two negroes, Henson Williams and his son William, were shot dead from ambush in Brazos County, while they were plowing in a field.  Officers are searching for a white man who is believed to have shot them.  The elder Williams fought through the Civil War as [...]

Confederate Veteran Shot 2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Memory Articles

Black History Month and Civil War Memory Articles     Bill Vallante's research on The Slave Narratives present a VERY DIFFERENT look at such topics as slave life, Reconstruction, and the South's struggle for independence. This is far different than what you read in 'mainstream' history texts. The Politically Correct historians of today want you to [...]

Memory Articles 2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00