Appomattox

Today is the anniversary of the end of the Civil War, or at least the major surrender of the major opposing force. Once of generals was the anti-slavery Union general from West Point that was Lincoln’s original pick to head the entire Union forces, the general who inherited slaves and freed them years before the end of the Civil War, the general whose wife and mother-in-law worked to free slaves in general, the general whose wife (assisted by their daughter) ran a school teaching slaves to read and write. […]

The Confederate Flag: Patriotic

Half a century ago, the Confederate flag was considered to be simply one of the patriotic symbols of America. This was especially true in the South — remember the “General Lee” car from the Dukes of Hazzard? […]

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