The confederate states of america (csa or cs) based upon this great physical, philosophical, and moral truth after the war stephens made efforts to qualify his remarks, claiming they were extemporaneous, metaphorical. Find out more about the history of confederate states of america, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom. Come to united states flag store to see its selection of confederate and civil war flags that are historically accurate. For one week, our southern young men and ladies (ages 12-20) will gather to hear the truths about the war for southern independence learn more confederate soldier grave registration we, the sons of confederate veterans. Historic meaning of the confederate flag still strong jason pressberg / columnist the confederate flag is still a symbol of southern pride visiting wal-mart, you'll find it on bumper stickers, hats and t-shirts of the local elon and burlington customers that shop there.
The civil war trust's webpage explaining the top 10 things kids should know about the civil war. Confederate truth 549 likes dispelling myths about the south. For the last time, the american civil war was not about states' rights written by jake flanagin april 08, 2015 we hold as undeniable truths that the governments of the various states, and of the confederacy itself. More information, links, etc may be added in the future the confederate flag, along with the confederate states of america and the csa's battle for independence (known as the civil war) is largely misunderstood and incorrectly taught about the confederate flag, nor the csa is, nor was, racist, a symbol for racism, nor was the. Sojourner truth 1797()-l883 born isabella baumfree, sojourner truth was one of the earliest and most passionate of female abolitionists-for she herself had once been a slave. Battle flag cd the truth about four years now since the chattahoochee guards camp # 1639 took on the project to convert pastor weavers talk on the truth concerning the confederate battle flag to audio cd format to distribute them to the public during camp events and also have.
In the wake of a horrific mass shooting in charleston, south carolina, in which a young white man with an apparent history of racism is accused of killing nine black people during bible study at a church, many are calling for the removal of the confederate flag on statehouse grounds in south. The civil war started in 1861, and though it was more than a century ago, there is still controversy and many questions arising about the subject. Resounding documentary proof that the original reasoning behind secession and subsequent myth-making was in defense of slavery and white supremacy most americans hold basic misconceptions about the confederacy, the civil war, and the actions of subsequent neo-confederates for example, two-thirds of.
The irish were slaves too slaves had it better than northern factory workers black people fought for the confederacy and other lies, half-truths, and irrelevancies. This is an article about the true history of the confederate battleflag and what it represents. In the week since the racist murders in charleston, we are seeing a bevy-a veritable avalanche-of politicians, many of them republican, now calling for the removal of the confederate flag from stat. Why the civil war was really about slavery and other civil war myths busted news tech health planet earth strange news animals history culture spacecom we hold as undeniable truths that the governments of the various states, and of the confederacy itself.
Amid the vast literature of the civil war, it's easy to lose sight of some of the stranger facts, coincidences and quirks of character.
The truth about the confederate flag disclaimer: this site in no way condones hatred towards any race or people, anarchy against any government, or civil unrest in any form. We are your internet source for confederate books, southern history books, civil war books, and confederate flags we are your internet source for confederate books, southern history books, civil war books, and confederate flags. No, you need a history lesson: the confederate flag is a symbol of hate there was a group of people who believed what confederates described as the great truth that the negro is not equal to the white man the civil war never truly ended. Interesting confederate flag facts: the seven stars in the first confederate flag represented the seven states that made up the confederacy at the time.
This question gets at a central truth about service in the civil war armies: desertion was common on both sides it became more frequent later in the war (when more of the soldiers were draftees rather than volunteers, and when the brutal realities of civil war combat had become more clear), and was more common among confederate soldiers. From debates over flying the confederate flag to the war's origins, many civil war myths persist to this day. Civil war flags identified political sympathies and were essential in the chaos of the battlefields. True, dylann roof did not display the confederate battle flag in his rampage inside the church, but it can't be denied that the dylann roofs of the civil rights era 262 responses to down with the confederate flag ← older comments ben says: june 22.