Clearing up a common Confederate myth

Clearing up a common Confederate myth

In an interview concerning Confederate Heritage Month, I saw a Georgia state representative quoted as saying that Southern heritage shouldn’t be honored because the Confederates “fought to overthrow” the United States government. Again, I will turn...
Time to call off ‘Dixie?’ No!

Time to call off ‘Dixie?’ No!

In honor of Confederate Heritage Month, I found this reply to an editorial that appeared in a Chicago society periodical, calling for bands to stop playing “Dixie.” The response to that editorial appeared in Confederate Veteran (1897), and here is part of...
Southern matrons asked to guard history

Southern matrons asked to guard history

In honor of Confederate Heritage Month, here is the continued post from April 1. It is for you, Southern matrons, to guard your cherished ones against this foul idolatry, and to teach them a nobler and a higher moral. It is for you to bring the youth of our land to...
Confederate Heritage Month

Confederate Heritage Month

In seeking ways I could help promote Confederate Heritage Month and bring attention to the month of the year when the War Between the States both ended and began, I did what I always do as a historical fiction author – I turned to the voices of the past. After...
 

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