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The return of Confederate battleflags and the concerns of Union veterans… and others

December 27, 2008 by

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I came across the image (originally published June 25, 1887) that follows below several weeks ago and I think, for anyone who knows the complex history of returning Civil War flags to their “homes,” this is an interesting cartoon. Of course, without a little background behind the cartoon, it might be meaningless for some who look at it […]

Civil War “forgetfulness?” Ummm, sure… so “where did the love go?”

December 1, 2008 by

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Noting a remark in a post made on Richard William’s blog that demonstrates Richard’s belief that saying “Civil War ‘forgetfulness’” is more appropriate than saying “Civil War ‘memory’” (I would argue that both “forgetfulness” and “memory” have valid places in understanding the way people reflect on the war, but that will come in another post), something came to mind. […]