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  • Nikki Haley and the Confederate flag have no issues
    Nikki Haley flag: Confederate flag no problem for Republican governor, no issues
    Nikki Haley has confirmed this week that having the Confederate flag on display is not leading to any issues, so there’s no problem with it. The Republican Governor of South Carolina was in the middle of a recent debate when she noted that...
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    Godly Confederacy
    During his successful campaign for the presidency in 1912, Woodrow Wilson, the former president of Princeton University, was asked whether he believed in evolution. Wilson replied, “that of course like every other man of intelligence and...
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    An atheist finds proof this country was founded as a Christian nation
    Thiscountry was founded by Americans on American soil. Thiscountry wasfounded by men who revered George Washington and Thomas Jefferson and this country was founded as a Christian nation. There's just one problem. This country was not the...
  • General A. P. Hill
    A. P. Hill was known by some as ‘the mystery man of the Confederacy’
    Born on his family’s Culpeper, Virginia plantation November 9, 1825, Ambrose Powell Hill was the seventh and final child of prominent politician Thomas Hill and Frances (Fannie) Russell. Known by his family as “Powell”, he was...
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    The Battle of Glorietta Pass was labeled the ‘Gettysburg of the West’
    On March 28, 1862, New Mexico (which then included the area now known as Arizona) played host to an often overlooked Civil War conflict; the Battle of Glorietta Pass. The Confederates involved in the battle hailed primarily from Texas, whereas the...
  • The Republican Party is becoming the Confederacy
    The Republican Party is becoming the new Confederacy
    The Tea Party rally in Washington DC Sunday featuring Republican Senators Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah along with Republican Vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin proved what many of us have suspected for a while. The party of Abraham...
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    Jesse Jackson falsely claims gov't shutdown has roots in Confederacy
    In an effort to inject race into the government shutdown debate, Jesse Jackson claimed in a tweet issued Tuesday that somehow, the roots of the shutdown go all the way back to the Confederate States of America and John Calhoun."This shutdown...
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    St. Louis paper: Republicans are racist Confederate rebels
    According to the editorial board of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Republicans are essentially racist, Confederate rebels, citing cherry-picked statistics in an op-ed published Monday."There are 232 Republican members of the U.S. House of...
  • 'American Civil War History Examiner:' An introduction
    'American Civil War History Examiner:' An introduction
    The American Civil War was a bloody blot on the history of the United States of America. Many historians say that it was fought over the issues of slavery, while many others say that it was fought over states rights, and that slavery was only a...
  • Native Americans in the War Between the States
    Native Americans in the War Between the States
    Despite a century and a half of examination many misconceptions persist concerning the War Between the States. The war is often viewed as largely a white man's fight and it is also often thought to have taken place solely in the East and South...
  • Bullets, bowls, buckles, buttons, found buried in basement from Civil War battle
    Bullets, bowls, buckles, buttons, found buried in basement from Civil War battle
    One can only speculate why Union artifacts were found in a distinctly Southern city. Could Union soldiers have been seeking refuge from Rebel snipers hidden in the ruined buildings outside? Were they, in fact, among the Yankee soldiers who...
  • The Sons of Confederate Veterans
    The Sons of Confederate Veterans
    If you are one of my family members or a friend you probably know that I am a proud member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. But, I am not certain all of you know just what our organization is, what we stand for or what we do. So, if you are a...
  • Lt. Harry T. Buford
    Lieutenant Harry T. Buford was also known as Loreta Janeta Velazquez
    Throughout the course of the Civil War, Hispanic soldiers played an active part on both sides of the conflict. Among those serving in the Confederacy, one of the most unique was Lieutenant Harry T. Buford. Some may say it was due to the fact this...
  • Fort Sumter
    Civil War began in Charleston Harbor
    Named for Revolutionary War hero General Thomas Sumter, Fort Sumter was the site of the first shot fired in the Civil War. It is located on a shoal at the entrance of Charleston Harbor. Begun in 1829, the artificial island was created of seashells...
  • City Hall Jackson
    History of City of Jackson - installment #2 1845 - 1900 surviving the Civil War
    As the Civil War approached Jackson was still a small city, in the process of becoming a major manufacturing and railroad center in Mississippi. By the time that Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860 the situation in the South was rapidly...