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Was Appomattox really sad for ALL those who loved the South in 1865?

April 11, 2010 by

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Once again, while reading today’s post by Kevin, I’m compelled to write something longer than a comment to the post. Specifically, there was a comment at Richard Williams’ blog that was reflective of one contemporary person’s opinion of what April 9, 1865 meant to “all of us who love the South.” Well, to be frank, […]

How far for “Cause” and “Country?”

April 9, 2009 by

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Quick post today, but as I am very aware that today is April 9… the anniversary of Appomattox, I just had a few thoughts driving to school today. At Appomattox, Lee had but a fraction of the men that once filled the ranks of the ANV. Sure, many had died along the way, suffered incapacitating […]

Blotting out the “memory” of a formidable foe?

December 10, 2008 by

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Thanks go out to Craig over at To the Sound of the Guns for making me aware of this one. It’s interesting to see how monuments are refined or “tweaked,” after they have already been erected. As an example, take a look at this… (these images are from this page of The Historic Markers Database […]