Tag Archives: William Lowndes Yancey
The Baltimore Riot of 1861

The Best of RSM: 10 Odd Facts About the Civil War

“You lost. Slavery’s bad. But you guys got NASCAR … and the Allman Brothers.” This quote from Ben Stiller’s character to some “Civil War guys” in the family romp Night at the Museum typifies what most people in the North think of the South … and what most everyone thinks about the Civil War. Never […]

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10 Odd Facts About the Civil War

“You lost. Slavery’s bad. But you guys got NASCAR … and the Allman Brothers.” This quote from Ben Stiller’s character to some “Civil War guys” in the family romp Night at the Museum typifies what most people in the North think of the South … and what most everyone thinks about the Civil War. Never […]

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William Lowndes Yancey

The Family That Broke A Nation?

An old, dilapidated church and an historic marker on a Georgia country roadside provide clues to a family drama that played out between father and step-son, between New York and Alabama, and may have been the catalyst for the nation’s rush to Civil War.

RSM publishers Kris Wheeler and Wayne Franklin bring you that family’s story…

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The Baltimore Riot of 1861

10 Things you May Not Know About the Civil War

“You lost. Slavery’s bad. But you guys got NASCAR … and the Allman Brothers.” This quote from Ben Stiller’s character to some “Civil War guys” in the family romp Night at the Museum typifies what most people in the North think of the South … and what most everyone thinks about the Civil War. Never […]

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