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“Hurrah for the brave rebel boy!”

December, 1863, near Dalton, Georgia. The Rebels are on top of Rocky Face Ridge, taking fire from cannons below. “Hold on, boys,” says a sharpshooter, “I’ll stop that racket.” His rifle cracks. Sure enough, things get quiet. But not for long. Soon, “the valley below is full of blue coats.” Private Sam Watkins’ Company H […]

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Robert E. Lee Quote:

“Duty is the sublimest word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less.”

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Robert E Lee Quote:

“All that the South has ever desired was that the Union as established by our forefathers should be preserved and that the government as originally organized should be administered in purity and truth.”

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President Jefferson Davis Quote:

“Nothing fills me with deeper sadness than to see a Southern man apologizing for the defense we made of our inheritance. Our cause was so just, so sacred, that had I known all that has come to pass, had I known what was to be inflicted upon me, all that my country was to suffer, […]

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Robert E. Lee Quote:

“Our country demands all our strength, all our energies. To resist the powerful combination now forming against us will require every man at his place. If victorious, we will have everything to hope for in the future. If defeated, nothing will be left for us to live for.”

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Robert E. Lee Quote:

“Everyone should do all in his power to collect and disseminate the truth, in the hope that it may find a place in history and descend to posterity. History is not the relation of campaigns and battles and generals or other individuals, but that which shows the principles for which the South contended and which […]

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