Monthly Archives: May 2010

14 05, 2010

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The Last Order of the Lost Cause by  Lewis Regenstein 05/11/2010 In early May, 1865, 145 years ago, my ancestor Major Raphael Jacob Moses attended the Last Meeting, and carried out the Last Order, of the Confederate Government. It is an amazing story of heroism and heartbreak, humor and tragedy, and the final official act of a dying nation. FATHER OF GEORGIA'S PEACH INDUSTRY My great grandfather, Andrew Jackson Moses, Jr, of [...]

14 05, 2010

News 1811

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Tell The Whole Story? Wednesday, May 12, 2010 By Bill Vallante As the Sesquicentennial approaches and as some of its events begin to kick off, in Virginia and elsewhere, I’m hearing the phrase “Tell the Whole Story” more and more. “We need to tell the whole story” rings loud, clear and repeatedly in recent articles in the Richmond Times Dispatch and in Virginia’s Style Weekly Magazine. And in the context of those [...]

13 05, 2010

News 1810

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Delaware Grays tribute to Confederate History Week May 11, 2010 An event sponsored by The Delaware Grays, Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #2068 was held Saturday, May 8 at the Confederate Soldiers Monument, at the Nutter B. Marvel Museum, South Bedford Street in Georgetown. The program included speeches by local dignitaries as well as special guests General Robert E. Lee (as portrayed by Phil Carpenter of Chincoteague, VA) and Marine Gunnery Sgt [...]

13 05, 2010

News 1809

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Winston-Salem man observes Confederate memorial day By Scott Sexton Winston-Salem Journal May 11, 2010 A handful of people looked at him funny, and it was chillier yesterday morning than he would have liked, but Jamie Funkhouser wasn’t about to let anything deter him from completing his self-appointed mission of honoring Confederate soldiers killed during the Civil War. Yesterday was Confederate Memorial Day, and Funkhouser wasn’t about to let it slip by unnoticed. [...]

13 05, 2010

News 1808

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Re-enactor camp vandalism may have been prank May 10, 2010 Laura Oleniacz Sun Journal Staff Re-enactors’ flags were removed from their posts at the Civil War encampment at Union Point Park this weekend and were found in trash cans in the park, and dirt was found rammed into several muskets. Several of the approximately 250 re-enactors in town this weekend for the naval bombardment and 1862 Battle of New Bern re-enactments held [...]

13 05, 2010

News 1807

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False Virtue: The Politics of Lying About History by Thomas J. DiLorenzo In 1961 Life magazine invited the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and novelist Robert Penn Warren (author of All the King’s Men, and nineteen other novels) to record his thoughts on the meaning of the American “Civil War” on the centennial of that event. Warren responded with a long essay on the “symbolic value of the war” which was eventually published as [...]

11 05, 2010

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10 05, 2010

News 1805

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United Press (UPI) Strikes A Blow Against News Censorship And Manipulation Commentary by J. A. Davis 5/06/2010 "I love the Union and the Constitution, but I would rather leave the Union with the Constitution than remain in the Union without it" -- Jefferson Davis In what now appears to be a healthy event the controversy over the issuance of a Confederate History Proclamation by the governor of Virginia has backfired on those [...]

10 05, 2010

News 1804

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Marines Reject Rebel Ink? By fitsnews May 6, 2010 By FITSNews || We take anything that we read on World Net Daily with an ocean of salt, but occasionally the socially-conservative news outlet stumbles upon an interesting scoop. Like this story about a would-be U.S. Marine who was allegedly booted from the Corps because of a Confederate flag tattoo on his arm. The Marines have a fairly extensive tattoo policy, which was [...]

10 05, 2010

News 1803

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U.S. Marines Reject Recruits with Confederate Flag Tattoos! J.D. Longstreet   Thursday, 06 May 2010 "A widely regarded Southern symbol of pride and states' rights is standing in the way of would-be Marines in their quest to serve their country - a Confederate battle flag. Straight out of high school, one 18-year-old Tennessee man was determined to serve his country as a Marine. His friend said he passed the pre-enlistment tests and physical [...]