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Happy Birthday Robert E Lee

January 19, 2019
Robert E Lee in 1938

January 19th is a State Holiday in Florida, Monday in Alabama and Mississippi, Friday Nov 29th in Georgia. Robert E Lee was born on January 19th 1807 in Stanford Hall Virginia. He was a Colonel in the US Army and a General in the Confederate States of America. He was best known as a commander of the  Confederate […]

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Fort Sumter to Appomattox Courthouse: The Story of A Confederate Sharpshooter

January 8, 2019

Berry Benson Confederate Sharpshooter Berry Benson was a young Confederate sharpshooter who served in General Samuel McGowan’s First South Carolina Brigade. His memoirs were recently published by the University of Georgia Press as Berry Benson’s Civil War Book. He was in uniform and there for the Civil War’s first gunshots in April of 1861.  He distinguished himself […]

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Confederate Flags Honored on Current State Flags

October 30, 2018

When the Arkansas flag was adopted in 1913 it had three stars in the center, representing the countries to which it belonged before statehood. In 1923, a fourth star was added to symbolize that Arkansas had been part of the Confederate States of America.   From 1868 to 1900, Florida’s flag was the state seal […]

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Sherman’s Brutal Order

October 29, 2018

Union General Garrard’s cavalry had occupied Roswell, Georgia. The tiny town had two cotton mills that manufactured sheets, canvas and rope. But they also made grey-colored cloth used for Confederate uniforms. The men off to war, women and young girls were doing the mill work. A Frenchman had temporary ownership of one of the mills. […]

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“Hot Breathed, Shrieking Demons”

October 17, 2018

“When you charge, yell like furies!” That’s the order Stonewall Jackson gave his men at the Battle of First Manassas (Bull Run to the Yankees out there). Many a Federal learned to dread that sound. Shouting during a charge was as old as war, but the Southern Boys in Gray created their own distinctive sounds. […]

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The Devil Came Down to Georgia

October 9, 2018

Sherman was confident of a quick and easy victory. He had forced General Hood back, at the Battle of Kolb’s Farm north of Atlanta. The Union General was only a couple of dozen miles from Atlanta, sure that the Rebels were now stretched too thin to resist him. At eight in the morning 27 June […]

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