Browsing All posts tagged under »Manifest Destiny«

Confederate sons, Postwar, and Manifest Destiny

January 16, 2014 by


Just over a year ago, I encountered a headstone that really… seemed to pique my interest. I began developing a post around it, but, for whatever reason, it fell by the wayside. Today, the thought seemed to find its way back to me. The lighting was not the best when I took the photo this […]

On the notion that emancipation would eventually come in a free and independent Southern Confederacy

December 12, 2010 by


With the title of this post in mind… this editorial comes from the Staunton Vindicator, December 14, 1860 (courtesy the Valley of the Shadow site). Now, I realize, as an editorial, it is, or may be, just one man’s opinion, but, there appear to be reflections of the attitudes of others. I’ve placed emphasis in […]


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