Monthly Archives: August 2011

17 08, 2011

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Activist Wants Confederate Statue Returned To Downtown Reidsville Aug 12, 2011 Reidsville, NC -- An activist is continuing his fight for the replacement of a confederate soldier statue in downtown Reidsville. Friday morning, Southern Heritage Activist Jamie Funkhouser stood dressed as a confederate soldier in front of the pedestal that once held the controversial statue.  He was joined by another re-enactor, Josh Austin, in his protest. The statue was knocked down and [...]

17 08, 2011

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Wreath Laying at Confederate Cemetery The Manassas chapter of Daughters of Confederacy remember slain southern soldiers. By Kristine Meldrum Denholm August 9, 2011 A reflective Sunday afternoon ceremony during the recent Sesquicentennial events marked the end of the four-day Civil War commemoration in Manassas in July. The ceremony at the Manassas City Cemetery included a dedication of a Civil War Trails Marker and the laying of wreaths at the Confederate Monument recognizing [...]

17 08, 2011

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A surprising find at Gettysburg Gregg Clemmer DC Civil War Heritage Examiner August 9, 2011 We can still learn much from visiting battlefields. You see, there is indeed something that remains … something that endures in the land. Consider “witness trees,” those still-living, silent spectators--and in some cases, survivors--of the carnage of Blue and Gray a century and a half ago. Last Thursday, 4 August, a Gettysburg National Military Park maintenance crew, [...]

17 08, 2011

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Harford Confederate family honored with grave-marking BY BRYNA ZUMER, August 9, 2011 The cemetery at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Abingdon is full of Confederate history, and the local chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy hopes to bring more recognition to a major Civil War-era lieutenant, as well as his sister and sister-in-law, who are buried at the site. "I consider it the most Confederate place in Harford County," [...]

17 08, 2011

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'Backyard redneck' seeks reinstatement Bob Kellogg OneNewsNow 8/9/2011 It appears to be a case of free speech colliding head-on with political correctness. The Rutherford Institute has come to the defense of a school bus driver in Oregon who was fired for displaying -- on his personal vehicle -- a Confederate flag with the word "redneck" printed across it Twenty-eight-year-old Kenneth Webber was fired in March after he refused to remove the Confederate [...]

17 08, 2011

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Reidsville Confederate Monument Will Not Return to Location FOX8 Staff Writer August 10, 2011 REIDSVILLE, N.C. (WGHP)— The city of Reidsville has decided that the confederate monument that was damaged in May will not return to its location, according to The statue was determined to be owned by the United Daughter's of the Confederacy, which have reportedly agreed to not return it to its location on Scales Street. The city reportedly [...]

17 08, 2011

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Black leaders want Confederate flags removed from monument in Atlanta cemetery By Associated Press, Published: August 10 ATLANTA — Black leaders have called for removing Confederate flags from a monument at an Atlanta cemetery where they recently buried the late president of a civil rights group co-founded by Martin Luther King Jr. The flags at the Westview Cemetery fly over a sculpture of a Southern soldier that memorializes the 400 Confederate veterans [...]

16 08, 2011

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Mark Starr - 8/12/2011 Message I am tired of these yankees trying to take away my southern heritage. I am a Black North Carolina Confederate who loves where I came from and is not ashamed of it and I will fight and defend for the rights of my homestate no matter. I am a Black Confederate who loves the Confederate Flag and I don't believe that the Government shouldn't take away our [...]

16 08, 2011

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J.T. Clifton - 8/14/2011 Message Thank You Mr. Edgerton for ALL that You do for Dixie and her peoples. Your walks across our South and all of the speeches you give, Sir, it gives us all hope that one day, people will see the truth that is right in front of them but are just to blind to see it and to PC deaf to hear it. I pray that one day [...]

15 08, 2011

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Heidi Davis - 8/8/2011 Message Hello. I am a Friends of The Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp Ltg. D. H. Hill camp number 2106 out of Troutman NC. I would like to add you as my friend on facebook.. You are an inspiring man and I would love to be friends with you... I am also a member of the Order of Confederate Rose and am currently working on getting my membership [...]