The South Is Rising Again Peter Heck - Guest Columnist 3/15/2010 Before I go any further, let me clarify. Sadly, too many in our country possess the superficial and ignorant perception that the only impetus behind southern secession was to perpetuate the abhorrent practice of slavery. Therefore, when they hear such a phrase, their kneejerk reaction tells them this must be about race. I assure you, it’s not. When the North invaded [...]
Jefferson and Nullification by Clyde Wilson "Resolved, That the several States composing the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their General Government . . . . and that whensoever the General Government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force. . . . that the government created by this compact [the Constitution for the United States] was not made the [...]
Lee's Great Slave Raid?! (Part 39) by Bill Vallante You may or may not have heard of this story, but it appears to have grown both in scope and popularity in recent years. During the Gettysburg campaign, it is alleged that the Confederate army seized black Pennsylvanians in Gettysburg and the surrounding areas, (both runaway slaves and free blacks), threw them into chains and sent them back to Virginia to be sold. [...]
11th N.C. Troops, a Re-enactment Group, Funds Conservation of Flag From Battle of Gettysburg 03-12-2010 RALEIGH, N.C. -- On July 3, 1863, the final and bloodiest day of the Battle of Gettysburg, the 11th N.C. Troops carried its flag into some of the most intense combat of the Civil War during the famous Pickett-Pettigrew-Trimble charge. This historic banner was the only flag from the Tar Heel regiments in Brig. Gen. James Johnston [...]
Let's talk of history, heritage BY THE REV. JOSEPH DARBY Thursday, March 11, 2010 The Post and Courier of March 8 included Sen. Glenn McConnell's expression of disappointment that I oppose a monument honoring South Carolina's signers of the 1860 Ordinance of Secession being placed at the Patriot's Point Naval and Maritime Museum. He suggested that my real agenda was more about modern politics than history, alleging that I 'bitterly criticized' Sen. [...]
Jamie Starks - 3/15/2010 Wall Posting HK - Thank you for adding me as a friend. You are a true inspiration to ALL Americans, in that you're not afraid to speak the truth regarding (not just Southern, Northern, White or Black) but OUR history as Americans. God bless you sir!
Chris Harrell - 3/15/2010 Photo Comment I had the honor of bearing the colors at a Confederate Memorial Day Service in Conway, SC. H. K. Edgerton was the guest speaker. I am a member of The Harlle Guard Memorial Group for Dillon, SC. We stood proud to honor our Confederate Ancestor along with H.K.
Sgt. Maj. Jimmy Todd Dickerson - 3/15/2010 Photo Comment Black Confederate. I am so proud of him. He is a great Southern Confederate man.
Stephen Schneider - 3/10/2010 Message Subject: Sullivan County Civil War Days HK, It was good to talk to you tonight even if it was for just a couple of minutes. Here are the particulars of the Sullivan County event we are planning. The dates are Sat., June 19th and Sun., 20th. You can be there both days or either or. It's up to you. It's always good to have you in town [...]
Chuck Wilkins - 3/12/2010 Message Re: yes sir. i want to personly thank you here for everything you have and will do to save the southern way of life like i said if i can help in anyway just let me know.