Monthly Archives: March 2010

30 03, 2010

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Confederate general returns to battlefield Proud Confederate-history buffs erect a statue of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, causing friction with the state-owned Battle of Bentonville site. March 21, 2010 By David Zucchino Bentonville, N.C. — The proud lieutenant commander of the Smithfield Light Infantry of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is John M. Booker, a burly retired veterinarian with a trove of Civil War books and an abiding fascination with all things Confederate. [...]

30 03, 2010

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Morris: Flag still costs state NCAA spotlight Sunday, Mar. 21, 2010 The big winners during the first weekend of the NCAA men's tournament were Buffalo, Jacksonville, Milwaukee, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Providence, San Jose and Spokane. The biggest loser: Columbia. Let's first hear from the winners and what it means for them to welcome eight teams and their legions of fans to their cities for a three- or four-day period. Ron Morris [...]

30 03, 2010

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Tracy men defend Confederacy now and then By Lori Gilbert Record Staff Writer March 16, 2010 Bob Preston and Chris Bowman each grew up in diversified areas of California and hold no sympathy for Southerners who lost their slaves after the American Civil War. The two residents of Tracy can trace their family roots to the South, though, and when they re-enact battles with the American Civil War Association, they proudly sport [...]

30 03, 2010

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Commemorating Our Heritage - County Prepares For Civil War Sesquicentennial By Aimee Baldwin March 18, 2010 In 2006, the General Assembly created the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission to prepare for and commemorate 150 years since participating in the war. The commission plans state-wide events as well as helping local committees prepare. In October 2008, the Shenandoah County Sesquicentennial Committee was formed and held its first meeting in November [...]

30 03, 2010

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N.J. Confederate Daughters to honor veterans By KARA L. RICHARDSON • GANNETT NEW JERSEY • March 16, 2010 SOUTH BOUND BROOK — The United Daughters of the Confederacy's local chapter will honor two veterans who have family ties to the Confederate Army. The Saturday event will be the United Daughters of the Confederacy Isaac W. K. Handy Chapter's first military service award ceremony, First Vice President Rhonda Florian said. The local chapter, [...]

30 03, 2010

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Donald Wright, Jr. - 3/24/2010 Message Subject: Just to said Hi Hi HK: My name is Donald Wright, Jr. and I am the 1st Brigade Commander in the Mississippi Division Sons of Confederate. I live in Batesville, Ms. Also i am the Camp Commander in Batesville, Ms. My camp name is Captain C.B.Vance camp #1669. How far to you do you travel to speak at a SCV meeting. Let me know I [...]

18 03, 2010

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SC museum rejects monument marking secession By BRUCE SMITH - Associated Press Writer March 16, 2010 MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. -- The board of a South Carolina museum on Charleston Harbor where the Civil War began voted Tuesday against erecting a monument marking the state's 1860 secession from the Union. The board of the Patriots Point Development Authority split 3-3 on allowing the Sons of Confederate Veterans to place an 11 1/2-foot granite [...]

18 03, 2010

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Confederates are not Nazis By Timothy Mahar Contributing Writer Tuesday, March 16, 2010 Editor’s Note: This article is in response to Freedom Whiting’s article, “Confederate Flag No More Honorable than a Swastika.” Comparing the Confederate States of America to Nazi Germany, as was once done in these pages, is not what I would expect of a university newspaper. Confederates were Americans too. Let us not forget that they died fighting for “another” [...]

17 03, 2010

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Casey Webber - 3/16/2010 Message Subject: hi hello hk i think your such a good man. you are a hero to me. you make me proud to fly my confederate flag everywhere i go. i wish there was more people like you out there who support the flag and what it really stands for. i would love to meet you someday. i live in ohio and i get put down alot for [...]

17 03, 2010

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Kathy Clements Smith - 3/16/2010 Message Re: Thanks LOL! Well, I think what you do and what you believe is refreshing; even tho it's true and how things were, it doesn't seem as though there's that many African Americans who accept the history, much less embrace it as they should and as you do. I live in Granbury, Texas (30 miles southwest of Fort Worth) and if you're EVER in these parts, [...]