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

Ex-Slave Success

Mansions symbolized success of ex-slave, descendants By GEORGE ZEPP Wednesday, 09/20/06 As young boys in the early 1940s, my friends and I would pass on walks an impressive mansion that took up half a city block at 16th Avenue North and Heiman Street. A shiny black limo with an open seat in front for a [...]

Ex-Slave Success 2017-03-25T00:30:23+00:00

Proud of Collier

Proud of Holt Collier and Greenville To the editor: I have never been as proud of, and especially for, Greenville as I was on Feb. 28 while I attended the dedication ceremony for the long-awaited grave marker of the former ex-slave and Confederate Army calvaryman Holt Collier. This amazing man transcended social and racial barriers [...]

Proud of Collier 2017-03-25T00:30:24+00:00

When Rucker Called The Roll

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 When Rucker Called the Roll — A Soldier’s Story By Calvin E. Johnson, Jr. Writer, Speaker, Author of book, looking to republish “When America Stood for God, Family and Country” and member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. cjohnson1861@bellsouth.net The following should be included in American History studies in schools. Mrs. [...]

When Rucker Called The Roll 2017-03-25T00:49:08+00:00

Blacks at War

Black Confederates Sunday, March 04, 2007 grayraider@military.com Well, another February, Black History Month, has come and gone. There were plenty of opportunities during this shortest month of the year to hear all about the civil rights movement, and “Roots”, and “Glory”, and “buffalo soldiers”. But, somehow that other side – that embarrassing Confederate side – [...]

Blacks at War 2017-03-25T00:29:49+00:00