Re: Confederate ceremony in Missouri draws hundreds while others protest
Originally Posted by LoganBuck
Another side of the arguement is that there are families of civil war dead that were no less heroes to the people of the Confederacy. Their ancestors fought and died for their cause. While popular culture seeks to marginalize their existance as biggots and racists. They were fighting for their land and their country, and there ideals. The war was not fought by aristocrat slave owners, it was fought by poor farmers, and laborers, on both sides. The soldiers of the confederacy were no less noble than those of the north.
Slavery was and continues to be a horrible attrocity.
Excellent post. I love to study the Civil War. One of the best and worst, most romantic and most tragic moments in our nation's history.
This is the Cal Ripkin Jr. of typos.
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