Eight Confederate Icons Have Places of Honor in the U.S. Capitol. Each state can honor two of its own heroes with statues at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Most of them are in Statuary Hall.
Confederate Senate confirmation of general officer appointments was usually prompt early in the war but often was delayed in the last two years of the war. Details concerning Confederate officers who were appointed to duty as generals late in the war by General E. Kirby Smith in the Confederate Trans-Mississippi Department, ...
There are those who out there who wants to villanize men who fought for the Confederacy, hollywood, media, internet etc... just to name a few, however in truth many of these men were devoted GOD fearing Christians and were also Heroes to the Southern people.
Why are there statues to Confederate heroes still gracing our public spaces and what are we going to do with them? And today, Americans of all political stripes see the plowing down of engaged ...
Confederate Memorial Day (called Confederate Heroes Day in Texas and Florida, and Confederate Decoration Day in Tennessee) is a cultural holiday observed in several Southern U.S. states on various dates since the end of the Civil War to remember the estimated 258,000 Confederate soldiers who have died in military service.
Young Heroes of the Confederacy [Debra Smith] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Civil War is a topic well-known to readers of all ages. However, it is the bravery and strength of the young men and women that is often forgotten. Born into a set of circumstances beyond their control
They recast Confederate soldiers as heroes fighting not for the institution of slavery but for the “Lost Cause,” the mythology of the Confederacy as a grand patriarchal civilization.
Lest We Forget. The United Daughters of the Confederacy is the outgrowth of many local memorial, monument, and Confederate home associations and auxiliaries to camps of United Confederate Veterans that were organized after the War Between the States.
The carving is actually much larger than it appears from Stone Mountain Park's attractions. Workers could easily stand on a horse's ear or inside a horse's mouth to escape a sudden rain shower. A dedication ceremony for the Confederate Memorial Carving was held on May 9, 1970. Finishing touches to the masterpiece were completed in 1972.
Biographies of Notable U.S. Civil War Leaders, Generals, Heroes, Women