William Henry Trescot of South Carolina was a well-respected historian and civil servant in the 19th century. He was also an ardent Southern nationalist.
Part of the blood that flows through the veins of the Southern ethnos is French blood, both of the high-born that settled in places like New Orleans and the plainer folk like the Cajuns of Acadiana and the Huguenots of South Carol
In the last essay, we spoke only briefly about the Southern commitment to beauty, which is in contradistinction to the general American culture of ugliness. This commitment was not one of the abstract and theoretical kind, however. It manifest