Joe de Salis - 4/11/2010 Message Subject: CNN interview congratulations Mr. Edgerton, Last night as I was scrolling through channels I came upon CNN and the topic of Confederate Pride or Predjudice? I stayed to hear what was being said and I would just like to tell you that you are now a hero of mine in my life. Im 16 years old from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania but I have done reenacting for [...]
Palmetto Patriot - 4/11/2010 Status Comment Thanks for taking the stand, Mr Edgerton. CNN's Roland Martin today compared Confederates to Muslim terrorists and labeled us "domestic terrorists" in his piece. This man hates us with great passion.
Tommie Thompson - 4/11/2010 Photo Comment Great picture! As you know my novel, 'A Taste of Freedom' deals with slaves who fought for the Confederacy. I would love to meet H.K.
Laura Reagan - 4/11/2010 Message Re: Profile Pic Think on it. I will be at your disposal and will work diligently to make it happen. The internet reaches all over the world. Too long has the myth of the South and slavery gone unchallenged, unchecked. And you are irresistible! Much love, my brother! ************************************************** Reference Email: www.southernheritage411.com/facebook.php?fm=189
Cemetery flags help honor local Confederate soldiers April 26, 2010 A member of the local Sons of Confederate Veterans camp honors local veterans of the Civil War with miniature flags. Posted: Apr 25, 2010 Reporter: Carlton Fletcher ALBANY, Ga. — Gene Edmunds’ genealogical research started when he decided to do a little checking into his family’s history. When it turned out that there were more than 200 Edmundses — or Edmondses [...]
Veterans group accuses church of stealing flags by Rachel Lane Times-Georgian Confederate battle flags, placed on the graves of Civil War veterans in the Abilene Baptist Church Cemetery, keep disappearing. Church officials and members, who deem the flags offensive, have been removing them. Rev. Gregory Drake, pastor of Abilene Baptist Chuch, said members of the church have taken the flags down each year for the past 20 years, in part because groups [...]
Confederate flag flown at city plant April 21st, 2010 Newburgh - This past week marked the 145th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It also marked the 145th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. However, at the city’s water filtration plant, a modified Confederate flag was flown. The flag, which bared the slogan "The South will rise again", was spotted by photojournalist and City Human Rights Commissioner Ed McCarthy. [...]
Slavery not the issue of the Civil War Apr. 21, 2010 By CHARLES E. MCMICHAEL Special to The Telegraph Leonard Pitts Jr. of the Miami Herald opines that “The South fought to keep slavery, period.” Please indulge a contrary view. Confederate soldiers fought to defend their families and homes from an invading and destructive army. President Abraham Lincoln and the U.S. Congress made clear that the purpose of their invasion and blockade [...]
Confederacy celebrations stir passion By Jeff Gill firstname.lastname@example.org April 24, 2010 Visit Redwine United Methodist Church in South Hall this afternoon and you may feel as if you have entered an eerie time warp. Men and women will be decked out in late 19th-century attire, some wielding rifles from that era and others walking amid gravestones in the church’s historic cemetery. The whole scene is part of an observation planned as part [...]
Jefferson Davis remembered by Sons of the Confederate Veterans Apr 24, 2010 By Jessica Bowman BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A new $100,000 statue now sits on the grounds of Beauvoir. Chuck McMichael said, "In the name of the Sons of Confederate Veterans of all the people of the south of all the people of good conscience and righteousness throughout the world, we dedicate this statue of Jefferson Davis." Southern tradition lives on [...]