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

Blacks In Uniform

Black In Gray by Steve Cole The following article presents more data on a recent BBS thread on blacks in the Confederacy. My purpose is to present these facts, which is based on a recently published book, "Black Confederates and Afro-Yankees in Civil War Virginia", by Erwin L. Jordan, Jr. Please do not attack these [...]

Blacks In Uniform 2017-03-25T00:30:21+00:00

Blacks DID Serve

Did Blacks Serve In The C.S. Army? You Can Bet They Did! The denial of "those people"amazes me. With very little effort, anyone can find that free blacks and slaves served in the C.S. Army. Some were pressed into service, but many volunteered of their own free will. Many argue the numbers which is moot, [...]

Blacks DID Serve 2017-03-25T00:30:23+00:00

Diversity In Armed Forces

Diversity In The Confederate Armed Forces Prepared by the Gainesville Vols, Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 373, Pearl River County, MS, http://www.geocities.com/scvcamp373, huffman1234@bellsouth.net, with input from the Education Committee of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and numerous other sources. Please visit the aforementioned website, as well as http://www.mississippiscv.org and http://www.scv.org, for further information on your [...]

Diversity In Armed Forces 2017-03-25T00:34:31+00:00

Negro Units

Negro Regiments In The Army Federal Official Records. Series I, Vol. XVI Part I, Page 805 Lt. Colonel Parkhurst's Report (Ninth Michigan Infantry) on General Forrest's attack at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, July 13, 1862: "The forces attacking my camp were the First Regiment Texas Rangers, Colonel Wharton, and a battalion of the First Georgia Rangers, Colonel [...]

Negro Units 2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00