Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished by Tony Horwitz

By Tony Horwitz

While prize-winning battle correspondent Tony Horwitz leaves the battlefields of Bosnia and the center East for a relaxed nook of the Blue Ridge Mountains, he thinks he's placed struggle zones in the back of him. yet woke up one morning by way of the crackle of musket fireplace, Horwitz begins submitting front-line dispatches back this time from a struggle as regards to domestic, and to his personal heart.

Propelled through his boyhood ardour for the Civil struggle, Horwitz embarks on a look for areas and folks nonetheless held in thrall through America's maximum clash. the result's an event into the soul of the unvanquished South, the place the ghosts of the misplaced reason are resurrected via ritual and remembrance.

In Virginia, Horwitz joins a band of 'hardcore' reenactors who crash-diet to accomplish the hollow-eyed glance of starved Confederates; in Kentucky, he witnesses Klan rallies and demands race struggle sparked by way of the killing of a white guy who brandishes a insurgent flag; at Andersonville, he unearths that the prison's commander, performed as a warfare legal, is now exalted as a martyr and hero; and within the book's climax, Horwitz takes a marathon trek from Antietam to Gettysburg to Appomattox within the corporation of Robert Lee Hodge, an eccentric pilgrim who dubs their odyssey the 'Civil Wargasm.'

Written with Horwitz's signature mix of humor, historical past, and hard-nosed journalism, Confederates within the Attic brings alive outdated battlefields and new ones 'classrooms, courts, state bars' the place the prior and the current collide, frequently in explosive methods. Poignant and picaresque, haunting and hilarious, it speaks to somebody who has ever felt interested in the mythic South and to the darkish romance of the Civil conflict.

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