THE BARNES REVIEW, JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2017

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JOHN MOSBY’S TRUE LEGACY THE GRAY GHOST’S POSTWAR CAREER

By V.P. Hughes. Was John S. Mosby a failed hero—one who never lived up to his larger-than life persona once outside the theater of war? His critics would have you think so, but this article by V.P. Hughes sets the record straight on the Gray Ghost’s career after the South surrendered.

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    The Barnes Review,

    January/February 2017

    Volume XXIII  Number 1


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    JOHN MOSBY’S TRUE LEGACY THE GRAY GHOST’S POSTWAR CAREER

    By V.P. Hughes. Was John S. Mosby a failed hero—one who never lived up to his larger-than life persona once outside the theater of war? His critics would have you think so, but this article by V.P. Hughes sets the record straight on the Gray Ghost’s career after the South surrendered.

    THE COPPERHEADS THE VOCAL CRITICS OF LINCOLN’S WAR

    By Clint Lacy. In response to Hollywood’s loving portrayal of Southerners who rebelled against the “evil” Confederacy, last issue we discussed the secessionists of southern Illinois. This issue, author Clint Lacy tells us about the Northern peace activists who resisted Abe Lincoln’s shameful war.

    WHITE SLAVE, BLACK OWNERS

    By Robert Grooms. The mainstream historical establishment just loves to portray white slave owners as heart  less beasts and their slaves as noble martyrs. That narrative is fraught with ridiculous stereotypes to begin with, but there is no denying the true story of little Emilia Davis, a white slave girl owned by cruel black masters in Spanish Louisiana.

    FIRST LADIES TIME FORGOT AN OVERVIEW OF SOME AMAZING WOMEN

    By John Tiffany. Usually all of our focus is on the president. But the first lady performs vital functions in the White House, as well, and sometimes gets lost in the shuffle. Here is a whirlwind tour of some first ladies time forgot—but shouldn’t have.

    KILLING A NUCLEAR WHISTLEBLOWER

    By Philip Rife. In 1974, while driving to meet a high-ranking union official and a prominent reporter, Karen Silkwood died in a car crash that many investigators believe was no accident. Was she killed to stop her from exposing health violations or had she figured out who was stealing nuclear material?

    SONDERKOMMANDOS REMEMBER

    By John Wear. For a while, a “Sonderkommando” had a great life. Improved quarters, better food and  special privileges were what awaited a Jew who helped the Nazis exterminate his brethren. But, at the end of his term, the Sonderkommando willingly marched off to the gas chamber himself. Really? Who says so, and is their testimony believable?

    MOVING THE MAILS: A NUREMBERG POSTAL HISTORY

    By Ronald L. Ray. Though Nuremberg was small, it had to be ready to handle letters, telegrams, postcards and phone service for hundreds of thousands of people. Here’s a little-known history of the Nuremberg rallies in the postage stamps and postcards created by the Reich to celebrate the massive gatherings held outside the bustling little town.

    THE JEWISH HERESY IN NOVGOROD

    By Dr. Matthew Raphael Johnson. Honest historians now admit the Bolshevik revolution was a singularly Jewish event. But here, Dr. Matthew Johnson tells us how the Medieval Russian Orthodox Church dealt with the “Judaizer Heresy,” an alien revolutionary threat to not only Christianity, but Russian sovereignty itself, all the way back in the Medieval era.

    THE SECRET ORIGINS OF JUDAISM

    By John Tiffany. Have the Jews been around since the dawn of time? Or is there more to a story that leads two prominent Old Testament figures from life in ancient Persia to the Holy Land?

    LOST PACIFIC MOTHERLAND

    By Frank Joseph. The discovery of the sophisticated temple complex at Gobekli Tepe in Anatolia—estimated at 11,000 years old—has led scholars to take another look at the ancient myths of people that describe civilizations more advanced than their own and existing as far away as the Pacific. Who were these culture bearers of the East and what evidence is there to support their existence?

    FEATURED IN THIS ISSUE:

    From the Editor • Editorial • Stanton a fraidy-cat?  • The Northwest Conspiracy • Theory on Liberty attack • Persian elements in scripture • History You May Have Missed • A European view on Trump • An American view on Trump • Will nationalists be co-opted?  • NGOs behind invasion • Anti-Semitism bill dangerous • Letters to the Editor