We’ve Got to Get Out of This Place: Tony Horwitz Tours the Civil War South

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We’ve Got to Get Out of This Place: Tony Horwitz Tours the Civil War South

by Grace Elizabeth Hale
Southern Cultures, Vol. 5, No. 1: Spring 1999

"Is it heritage, not hate? A review of Tony Horwitz's Confederates in the Attic probes the many meanings of Civil War nostalgia."

And what petty precision to quibble about locations in space or chronology, who to care or insist Now come, old man, tell the truth: did you see this? Were you really there? . . . This War ain’t over. Hit Just Started Good. . . . A dream is not a very safe thing to be near.William Faulkner, The Unvanquished