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14 03, 2012

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Gen. Patrick Cleburne--The Fighting Irishman Tuesday, March 06, 2012 Gen. Patrick Cleburne--The Fighting Irishman By Calvin E. Johnson, Jr., American--Historical Writer, Speaker, Author of book “When America Stood for God, Family and Country” and member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. http://www.scv.org cjohnson1861@bellsouth.net Saturday, March 17, 2012, is Saint Patrick’s Day and the 184th birthday of Patrick Ronayne Cleburne. Do you remember the 1961 weekly television series, entitled “The Americans?” This wonderful-educational [...]

14 03, 2012

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What Should Libertarians Think About the Civil War? Damon W. Root March 9, 2012 On November 9, 1882, a distinguished group of scholars, politicians, businessmen, and journalists gathered in the celebrated New York restaurant Delmonico’s to honor the English libertarian philosopher and evolutionary theorist Herbert Spencer, who was concluding his first grand tour of the United States. The attendees included Spencer himself, New York Mayor Abraham Hewitt, steel magnate Andrew Carnegie, and [...]

14 03, 2012

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NAACP linked to effort to bulldoze Confederate Monument and Bessingers BBQ March 8, 2012 NAACP linked to effort to bulldoze Confederate Monument and Bessingers BBQ Kyle Rogers Charleston Conservative Examiner A proposed construction project at the corner John C. Calhoun Drive and Russell Street in Orangeburg has put a Confederate monument and a Maurice Bessingers BBQ in danger. The project has many people crying foul. Both of the properties in danger are [...]

14 03, 2012

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Lynchburg group working to preserve Civil War battle flag The 11th Virginia Company "Lynchburg Home Guard" is raising money to get an original Confederate battle flag restored March 09, 2012 Tim Saunders Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau Chief FOREST, Va. — Some Lynchburg residents are trying to restore a symbol of their heritage. An original confederate battle flag is being stored at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond.  It's 150-years-old and needs a lot [...]

14 03, 2012

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Tableaux 2012: Raising the historical bar Saturday, March 10, 2012 NATCHEZ — A revamping of the Historic Natchez Tableaux last year proved to be just what was needed to revitalize the 80-year-old Natchez tradition, but one scene is going back to the drawing board. New changes to the script that featured nine separate scenes from history, speaking parts and voice-overs were added last year to make the tableaux more historically accurate and [...]

14 03, 2012

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Confederate graves 'flagged' at Alta Vista Saturday, March 10th 2012 Confederate graves 'flagged' at Alta Vista By Jerry Gunn, Staff GAINESVILLE - Gainesville’s Alta Vista Cemetery became marked Saturday morning with miniature battle flags of the Confederate States of America. They mark the estimated 150 graves of men and boys who served under that red banner with its blue Saint Andrews Cross, bearing stars that represent the states that seceded from the [...]

14 03, 2012

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Remembering The Alamo March 1, 2012 Remembering The Alamo March 6 marks the anniversary of the fall of the Alamo back in 1836. For more than 13 days, 186 brave and determined patriots withstood Santa Anna’s seasoned army of over 4,000 troops. To a man, the defenders of that mission fort knew they would never leave those ramparts alive. They had several opportunities to leave and live. Yet, they chose to fight [...]

14 03, 2012

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Moultrie group to honor local Confederate unit on Sunday February 29, 2012 Moultrie group to honor local Confederate unit on Sunday Staff Reports The Moultrie Observer MOULTRIE — The Moultrie Sons of Confederate Veterans invites the interested public to join them for a roll call of soldiers who mustered at the Colquitt County Courthouse 150 years ago on March 4, 1862. To remember these men, a service will be held on Sunday, [...]

14 03, 2012

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Epic Battle of Fort Donelson re-enacted in Cumberland City Epic confrontation of 1862 re-enacted in Cumberland City Mar. 3, 2012  |  CUMBERLAND CITY, TENN. — Between volleys of cannon fire, Tiffany Zamiska quizzed her 7-year-old son, Cody, about Civil War history. “U.S. Grant,” he replied. They sat on a hillside overlooking the Saturday re-enactment of the Battle of Fort Donelson at the Stewart-Houston County Industrial Park. “We’ve been reading the history of [...]

14 03, 2012

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The continuing English Civil War in North America March 4, 2012 By Michael Understanding the North-South conflict One way of looking at the conflict of the 1860s is to see the two sides as representing completely different models of civilisation (as we have discussed many times on SNN) and the war of 1861-65 as a continuation of the English Civil War of 1642-51. In fact, the struggle goes back to before even [...]