The Secret History Of The Photo At The Center Of The Black Confederate Myth
A 160-year-old tintype depicting Andrew Chandler and his slave Silas, both in Confederate uniform, has long been used as evidence that slaves willingly fought against the army that aimed to free them. Following the national backlash against Confederate iconography, Silas's descendants seek to debunk this once and for all.
In This Brazilian Town The Confederate Flag Flies As High As Ever
After losing the Civil War some 10,000 Confederates migrated to Santa Barbara D'Oeste, deep in the sugar cane region of southern Brazil. Today their descendants get together annually to celebrate all things Southern — including the flag.