Month: April 2021

Launch of Black Virginians in Blue

The Nau Center’s Black Virginians in Blue (BVIB) digital project finally launched on April 13, 2021. We first began the project back in 2016, as a project like UVA Unionists, meant to contribute a more diverse Civil War story local Albemarle County, VA, one that had been dominated by the Confederacy for many decades. You can visit the site here:… Read more →

“Black Virginians in Blue” Blog Post for Muster

I’d like to thank Dr. Hilary Green for the opportunity to write a blog post titled, Black Virginians in Blue: A Digital Project Studying Black Union Soldiers and Sailors from Albemarle County, Virginia, for Muster, the blog of the Journal of the Civil War Era, about our upcoming digital project, Black Virginians in Blue. The blog post goes over some… Read more →