Carved in Stone: The History of Stone Mountain by David B. Freeman (Review)

Carved in Stone: The History of Stone Mountain by David B. Freeman (Mercer University Press, 1997)

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Carved in Stone: The History of Stone Mountain by David B. Freeman (Review)

by John M. Coski
Southern Cultures, Vol. 4, No. 3: Fall 1998

Mercer University Press, 1997

A heroic monument to the Confederacy first envisioned in 1914 and finally dedicated in 1970 presents an ideal opportunity to explore the Lost Cause in twentieth-century America. Inexplicably, freelance historian David B. Freeman fails to seize this opportunity in his history of Stone Mountain, Georgia.