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 History2017-09-02T17:05:37+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 Guide2017-07-30T18:00:18+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 Class2017-05-13T23:32:35+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 War2017-05-02T00:00:29+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 Bear2017-03-25T00:21:17+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 Nelson2017-03-25T00:22:22+00:00

UDC Marks..

UDC marks another black Confederate grave By Clayta Richards / Chronicle staffwriter On Sunday afternoon at Old Union Cemetery in southern White County, over 180 people gathered to pay a debt owed nearly 80 years. The group included members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Sons of Confederate Veterans, family and friends, all there [...]

UDC Marks..2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Slaveowners

DIXIE'S CENSORED SUBJECT: BLACK SLAVEOWNERS By: Robert M. Grooms In an 1856 letter to his wife Mary Custis Lee, Robert E. Lee called slavery "a moral and political evil." Yet he concluded that black slaves were immeasurably better off here than in Africa, morally, socially and physically. The fact is large numbers of free Negroes [...]

Slaveowners2017-03-25T00:30:24+00:00

History They Don’t Want You To Know

Saturday, May 5, 2012 Black history they don't want you to know by DailyKenn.com | Occasionally updated and edited How many Americans know that the first slave owner in America was a black tobacco farmer? How many Americans are aware that thousands of free blacks in the South were, themselves, slave owners? How many know [...]

History They Don’t Want You To Know2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Experiences

The Black Confederate Experience from "Forgotten Confederates: An Anthology about Black Southerners" Compiled and Edited by Charles Kelly Barrow J.H. Segars and R.B. Rosenburg Journal of Confederate History Series Vol. XIV Copyright 1995 Southern Heritage Press Post Office Box 347163 Atlanta, Georgia 30334 Teen Blackburn 38th North Carolina The last actual personality known to have [...]

Experiences2017-03-25T00:29:50+00:00