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A Proud Confederate to His Dying Day

August 30, 2018

Marcellus Pointer became a member of the Mississippi State Militia before the Civil War. Upon his completion, he joined the Confederate Army and was involved in several skirmishes and battles. He even became a prisoner but was able to escape by shooting a guard. He was wounded in 1865 and surrendered later that year, subsequently […]

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Sculpting the Cause

August 30, 2018

This article basically summarizes, in great detail, an event that happened on a cloudy day for a military service. Also included in this article is a description of a sculptor that as present during this event. This event took place in the year 1914, and also describes history of certain military personnel. Key Takeaways: Ezekiel […]

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Destroying Confederate Monuments Hurts Us All—and Accomplishes Nothing

May 29, 2018

The destruction of Confederate Monuments, while believed to be justified (cultural cleansing), is both ignorant and insensitive. Those who destroy the monuments think that removing such monuments will remove the reminder of racism from society. However, the removal of such monuments provokes anger and injustice by saying the events of racism never occurred, and also […]

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Letter: The age of intolerance

May 29, 2018

We live in an age where people becoming offended is taking away our freedom of speech. Instead of just ignoring opinions that they don’t believe in, people instead seek to silence voices they don’t want to hear. America was founded on the idea that anyone can believe what they want and that freedom is in […]

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The Universal Notebook: Conflicts over Columbus, the Confederacy

May 28, 2018

In the era of Trump, we are confronted with moral conflicts and ambiguities: long-standing Confederate Memorials are toppling; Columbus Day is now officially Indigenous People’s Day. Ironically, Columbus Day was not originally intended as a celebration of Christopher Columbus — it was established by Italian-Americans in 1866, as a celebration of their own heritage. The […]

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RIP: Scout secures marker for ex-mayor

May 28, 2018

A former mayor of St. Mary’s has finally gotten a headstone dedicated to them. This is all in thanks to Michael Jarros. Charles Francis Bullock is the name of the mayor and the scout has been working two years in order to secure a headstone for the mayor. Michael did this as part of a […]

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Editorial: Confederate monuments show how private property protects your rights

May 28, 2018

If you’re being bothered by all the statues being removed from towns due to “racism” or claimed prejudice that the statue stands for, perhaps you should consider building your own type of monument or statue on your property which will completely stop anyone from being able to do anything about it Key Takeaways: People should […]

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Add context signage to Confederate monuments

May 27, 2018

The author of this article writes about how they are against removing old confederate monuments. They argue that they are part of the nation’s history and that those depicted are still heroes of war despite what they stood for. Also, they argue that many other countries have monuments to honor dead war heroes, even if […]

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PUBLIC FORUM: We shouldn’t erase history — even dark parts

May 27, 2018

The author in this blog post speaks about the Confederate flag and what it stood for, both now and in the past. They argue that, despite the negative mindset that the flag tends to bring up in some people, the Confederate flag should not be forcibly removed from history. They also argue that many other […]

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