Civil War Era Studies
Another quick observational post on the Sesquicentennial event at Manassas last month. This time, it all revolves around the Confederate living history camp adjacent to the Henry House, and more directly to the exhibit there which the reenactors entitled, "Flags of Manassas." Curiously, the flags of Manassas were only rebel banners, with nary an American flag in sight. But that's another discussion completely. [excerpt]
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Rudy, John M., "Manassas: Why They Fought Here" (2011). Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public. 186.