Confederate Lieutenant General Richard Taylor, son of President Zachary Taylor and brother-in-law of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, began the war as Colonel of the 9th Louisiana Infantry. 284 more words
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From 1841 to 1868, McKenzie Institute (also called McKenzie College) was the pride of Clarksville, Red River County, Texas.
Until the end of the Civil War, high schools and colleges along the old southwestern frontier were invariably private (also called “by subscription”) and available only to the free middle class. 181 more words
Oh dear God I’m done! I did it. This is the last one. Every freaking day for two and a half weeks. Wake up. Go to work. 751 more words
DALLAS — The debate over the symbolism and appropriateness of Confederate monuments on public land is a familiar one at this point, and the debate over the fate of Dallas’ monuments will continue after the city council opted by a 9-6 vote on Wednesday to take more time to decide what to do with them. 429 more words
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“He’s was like combination of Rush Limbaugh and Michael Moore – a powerful commentator on life at that time.” – John Paling on his ancestor, Thomas Jackson…