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Off the beaten path: Tales from the Gettysburg battlefield

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As park rangers and visitors alike have discovered, there is always more to learn regarding Gettysburg. Sure, you can read the basics in any school textbook, but new research and familial stories continually update our wealth of knowledge on the subject. A visit to Gettysburg battlefield will be greatly enhanced by taking a tour with […]

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Activists want confederate monument moves done in daylight

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People are protesting the monuments, school names and street names in Downtown New Orleans called Take Em down Nola. Saying they representing white supremacy and that is not what the city stands for. They are protesting in front of the City Hall building. The protestors hope that the monuments are taken down on the 300 […]

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Confederate monument vandalized in downtown Jackson

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This Confederate monument has been vandalized. Not everyone likes to see them but that does not make this crime OK. Many people feel the Confederate statues, flags, and other Confederate things represent slavery and racism. They try to get rid of them or to have them declared irrelevant and taken away. Confederate monument vandalized in […]

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Confederate monument ‘Silent Sam’ spray-painted again on Friday

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Black lives matter protesters spray-paint the words “love is understanding why others hate” onto confederate memorial in North Carolina. The Silent Sam statue is often the target of similar vandalism, and cameras have been installed to attempt to catch vandalism in the act. The most recent investigation of the spray-painting is still ongoing. Confederate monument […]

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Group denied for second time to raise Confederate flag in Rockbridge County

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This group is not being allowed to display the Confederate flag even though they have asked twice. Many don’t like this symbol anymore. They think it’s a symbol of racism and oppression. Others think it’s just another part of history and that we shouldn’t be forgetting about it or it might repeat itself. Group denied […]

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Confederate memorial vandalized – Georgia News

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Sadly this vandalism of a Confederate memorial in Georgia is not a new problem. This kind of thing happens often. People hate the Confederate flag nowadays and other Confederate monuments because they feel they stand for racism and oppression. Vandalism is still wrong, though, and should be treated that way. It is still a crime. […]

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Confederate Flag controversy flies in Holly Hill

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There is often controversy surrounding the Confederate flag and this is just another example. Many people do not want to see the flag raised. They want it removed and hidden away or destroyed completely. They think it stands for racism even though others think it is just a part of history that we shouldn’t forget. […]

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