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News–Confederate Battle Flags Captured by US Colored Troops

a few days ago

Christy Coleman is an African American woman and the CEO of the American Civil War Museum in Richmond, Virginia. Since the United States is struggling with its past of racial discrimination, Coleman is using her position as an opportunity to retell the story of the Civil War. Her main goal is to tell about the […]

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Explore – Generals and Professors: The Virginia Military Institute

a few days ago

Propel yourself through time and take a trip through living history by visiting Lexington Virginia and experiencing the Virginia Military Institute, otherwise known as VMI. With such notables as Stonewall Jackson and Robert E Lee as patrons and professors, VMI has a long and storied history. The parade grounds are much as they were 100 […]

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Five facts on the discovery of WW2 warship ‘Lady Lex’

last month

There are 5 very interesting facts on the discovery of a World War 2 Warship known as the Lady Ex. A team that was working for Microsoft found the wreck of the USS Lexington. The USS Lexington was an American warship that was sunk in a Pacific naval battle during World War 2. Five facts […]

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‘Part of our history’ Confederate soldier’s diary comes home

last month

The diary of Confederate soldier Eugene L. Johnston was returned to Henderson County, Tennessee. The diary detailed the Civil War experiences of Johnston from July of 1862 to January of 1863. Shortly after starting the diary Johnston was imprisoned in Indiana in August of 1862, but he escaped along with another solider and ultimately had […]

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Confederate Statues Return to Public View in Charlottesville

last month

Confederate statues have come back into view for the public of Charlottesville. The statues were covered for a long time because of all the controversy surrounding them. Many people have fought against the statues, but they are still standing. They were covered because of a violent act that resulted in the death of a girl. […]

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Editorial: Another round in the endless fight over the Confederacy

last month

Tarps have been removed from two very important Confederate Statues. This shows that southern heritage is coming back. Some people claim that this causes them some pain about what happened in the past. This is an example of how constitutional rights cannot appease everyone. SOmeone is always going to be offended by something. Editorial: Another […]

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Judge: Charlottesville Must Take Shrouds Off Confederate Statues

last month

A judge in Charlottesville, Virginia has ordered that the city must take down black coverings currently obscuring the statues of several Confederate leaders located in the city. The statues were covered with tarps after a violent right-wing protest in the city in August of 2017, and the city originally planned to remove the statues. However, […]

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Stafford Co. zoning board: huge Confederate flag can stay

last month

Stafford county officials dismissed an appeal that would disallow anti-American zealots to fly an oversized confederate flag near I-95. The officials claimed that the giant discriminatory symbol is the flag of a state and therefore exempt from the law which would allow regulation. The lawyer representing the appealing party says that the Confederacy is not […]

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Chris McDaniel promises to fight for Mississippi flag in GOP Senate primary

last month

Candidate for US Senate, Chris McDaniel, vows to defend the current Mississippi flag from a rising campaign to redesign it to not include the Confederate Battle Emblem. In 2001 referendum 64% supported the present flag but the tide changed after the Dylan Roof shooting in Charleston, SC. The confederate emblem is a source of pride […]

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