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Gone with the Wind Tour

American’s second favorite book, ranked just after the Bible, is Margaret Mitchell’s  Gone with the Wind.  Set in Atlanta during the Civil War and the following Reconstruction, this extensive historic novel spans 12 years in the life of Southern Belle, Scarlett O’Hara. 257 more words

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Why Rush Limbaugh's Very Exceptional America is Very Bad History

Sigh. Rush Limbaugh. You’re familiar with him, right? He’s a formidable natural force that once spewed forth an estimated 1.5 million metric-tons of gas into the atmosphere. 1,628 more words

Confederate Uniforms

  • In early battles, some Confederate troops wore dark blue uniforms and were often mistaken for Union troops.
  • Soldiers supplied their own uniforms (made to CSA regulations) until early 1862 when uniforms began to be mass-produced and supplied to the troops.
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Confederate Flags

First National Flag (“The Stars and Bars”)

  • Flown from March 4, 1861 to May 1, 1863
    • March 4, 1861 to May 21, 1861: Flag had 7 stars…
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Confederate States of America: Timeline

  • February 4, 1861: Confederacy formed
  • March 11, 1861: Constitution adopted
  • April 12, 1861: Battle of Fort Sumter
  • May 18, 1863: Siege of Vicksburg
  • April 9, 1865:
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10 Lies Taught To Us In School

The school system is a bastion of education and enlightenment, a fortress of higher learning where our children can safely discover the facts about the way our world works. 2,070 more words

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Captain Jesse Sharpe Barnes, 4th NC Infantry

Captain Jesse Sharpe Barnes enlisted in the 4th North Carolina Infantry, Co. F at the age of 18 on May 16, 1861 and a little over a year later he was dead,  killed at the Battle of Seven Pines in Virginia on May 31, 1861.  232 more words