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Texas agriculture commissioner backs plan for Confederate license plate

The Commissioner of Agriculture is supporting a new license plate which will raise money for the Sons of the Confederate Veterans. They have been attempting to create a new plate since 2007. The new plate design was inspired by a painting by John Paul “Jack” Stain. The painting depicts a Confederate Soldier carrying the Texas […]


“Hot Breathed, Shrieking Demons”

“When you charge, yell like furies!” That’s the order Stonewall Jackson gave his men at the Battle of First Manassas (Bull Run to the Yankees out there). Many a Federal learned to dread that sound.Shouting during a charge was as old as war, but the Southern Boys in Gray created their own distinctive sounds. A Union captain […]


The Federal Government Is Spending A Fortune Protecting Confederate Cemeteries

The Federal Government is spending quite a bit of money protecting Confederate cemeteries. There were 3 million dollars spent last year protecting the fallen soldiers in the cemetery. There needs to be a lot of security around these areas because this kind of thing is subject to vandalism and other things like that. Confederate monuments […]


Dixie to gauge public sentiment on name change in advisory ballot measure

As many people are aware, there has been a lot of controversy lately surrounding statues that were built depicting people that lived during the Civil War. There is a vote going to happen on the name of a school district. The Dixie School District Board is wondering if they need to change their name. Dixie to […]


Robert E. Lee name will be stripped from public high school

The history-making meeting took place at the Gypsy Hill Gym, which held two sets of 120 folding chairs ready to host the divided community.As the gymnasium filled with neighbors who display “Save the Name” and “But the Name Hurts” signs throughout Staunton, the public comment period began.The board let the audience know that time would […]


Poquoson man charged with assaulting teens, including one with a Confederate flag

A Poquoson man has been charged with two counts of assault and battery, and one alleged victim was a teenager who waved a Confederate flag at a high school football game. 53-year-old Thomas Ozoroski was arrested during a Friday contest between Poquoson and Tabb High Schools in York County. The Newport News “Daily Press” quotes Danny […]


The Devil Came Down to Georgia

Sherman was confident of a quick and easy victory. He had forced General Hood back, at the Battle of Kolb’s Farm north of Atlanta. The Union General was only a couple of dozen miles from Atlanta, sure that the Rebels were now stretched too thin to resist him. At eight in the morning 27 June 1864, the […]

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