The Year in Review

2014 was a remarkable year for the Abbeville Institute. 1. Our well attended Twelfth Annual Summer School focused on the War for Southern Independence. Southerners fought the bloodiest war of the 19th century against overwhelming… »

Twelfth Annual Abbeville Summer School: The War for Southern Independence

THE WAR FOR SOUTHERN INDEPENDENCE After the War, a defeated South explained to the world that it fought against overwhelming odds for national independence. The “Myth of the Lost Cause,” fashionable among academic historians, teaches… »