Monthly Archives: May 2012

31 05, 2012

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Sesquicentennial provides an opportunity for a Bible Belt revival! The years 2011 - 2015 are the 150th Anniversary of the War for Southern Independence. Along with battle re-enactments should be a Revival by Mark Vogl (conservative) Wednesday, May 30, 2012 As previously written in Forged in Faith - book review, I discussed the essential, critical role of the Christian Church in the discovery, exploration, settlement and organziing of the colonies in the [...]

31 05, 2012

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Confederate monument to be rededicated Sonny Long May 30, 2012 The centennial rededication of "The Last Stand," the Victoria confederate monument will be Friday at DeLeon Plaza. The event is sponsored by the United Daughters of the Confederacy William P. Rogers Chapter 44, of Victoria. Originally dedicated on June 3, 1912, the monument was designed by sculptor Pompeo Coppini. The bronze statue is about 10 feet tall and sits on a red [...]

31 05, 2012

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Nathan Bedford Forrest Is in All the Civil War News Betsy Phillips Thu, May 31, 2012 Based on the common theme running through the ton of Civil War news this week, I can only assume that Nathan Bedford Forrest recently got a new PR person. First comes this mention — "There were numerous skirmishes in the area including a June 1863 fight in which Confederate Gen. N.B. Forrest’s artillery put a cannon [...]

31 05, 2012

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Museum of the Confederacy to present flag program Written by Museum news release   Tuesday, 29 May 2012 RICHMOND, Va. – “The Confederate Flags of 1861: From Secession To War” is the topic of a program to be presented by former associate editor of Blue and Gray Magazine and well-known flag expert Greg Biggs. The program takes place Saturday, June 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. EDT at the Museum of the Confederacy. From the fall [...]

31 05, 2012

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The Latest Update on the Costs of (Lincoln's) War Thomas DiLorenzo May 29, 2012 Since the turn of the 20th century historians have used the 620,000 number as the "official" death toll of the War to Prevent Southern Independence; 300,000 Southerners and 320,000 Northerners. In addition, at least 50,000 Southern civilians were murdered. The 620,000 figure is greater than the number of all Americans who died in all other wars combined, up [...]

29 05, 2012

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The Beast and the Holy Trinity May 26, 2012 Al Benson Jr. Most Southern folks who have read any history of the War of Northern Aggression know who Beast Butler was. After Admiral Farragut had captured New Orleans in April of 1862 the Union landed in that city 10,000 Union soldiers under the command of one of the most disagreeable personalities known to man—Major General Benjamin Franklin Butler (the Beast). Stories about [...]

29 05, 2012

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Marker honoring slaves in Confederate Army moves closer to reality By Adam Bell Thursday, Mar. 22, 2012 MONROE - Mattie Rice’s father rarely spoke of his service in the Civil War, with one exception: the time he saved the life of his master’s son. Her father, Wary Clyburn, was a slave in the Confederate Army. And this week, the 89-year-old Archdale woman asked Union County commissioners to support a public marker [...]

29 05, 2012

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Confederate descendants mark holiday Saturday, May 26, 2012 The first of several Memorial Day services to be held in Suffolk this long weekend took place on Saturday in Cedar Hill Cemetery. The United Daughters of the Confederacy marked the holiday with a guest speaker, rifle salute and dedication of a veterans marker to a Confederate soldier buried in the cemetery. “Nothing is ended until it is forgotten,” Rebecca Sharrett, president of the [...]

29 05, 2012

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Feds Probe Vandalism Tied To NC Confederate Marker REIDSVILLE, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina and federal crime investigators are looking into the vandalism of a residence and business owned by a vocal opponent of a Confederate monument in a North Carolina town. The Times-News of Burlington reports ( ) that the Caswell County Sheriff's Office, the FBI, and the Secret Service are also looking into the damage caused to property belonging [...]

29 05, 2012

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Texas Monument Dedication at Gaines' Mill Friday, May 25, 2012 Texas Monument Dedication at Gaines' Mill The flyover was paid for by the Texas Division, SCV. The Richmond Battlefields Association dedicated a monument to Hood’s Texas Brigade on the Gaines Mill battlefield near Mechanicsville on Saturday, May 19, at 2 p.m. The Texas Battlefield Monument is the first on a Hanover County Civil War battlefield and recognizes the Texas brigade commanded by [...]