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This is the grave of Douglas Southall Freeman. Born in 1886 in Lynchburg, Virginia, Freeman grew up to be one of a handful of people who popularized the romantic vision of the Confederacy as doomed but noble people fighting for their rights, erasing the issue of slavery from American history and valorizing those who committed […]

Tony Horwitz, RIP

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On May 28, 2019

Tony Horwitz has died suddenly, only 60 years old. I can’t say what an important book Confederates in the Attic was when it came out in 1998. It’s really a pioneering book in the popular u

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Smashy Smashy

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On September 1, 2018
Couldn’t happen to a nicer monument. A $2,000 reward is being offered to help find who’s responsible for vandalizing a Confederate monument in a Georgia cemetery. The Savannah Morning News reports Sylvania police and others are investigating the recent vandalism of a statue of a soldier that was found Friday to have been broken off […]
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