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Indian Cavalry

These are the Units that fought for our side.   # 1st Cherokee Mounted Rifles (1st Arkansas Cherokee Mounted Rifles) # 1st Cherokee Mounted Volunteers (Watie's Regiment, Cherokee Mounted Volunteers; 2nd Regiment, Cherokee Mounted Rifles, Arkansas; 1st Regiment, Cherokee Mounted Rifles or Riflemen) # Cherokee Regiment (Special Service) # 1st Squadron, Cherokee Mounted Volunteers (Holt's [...]

Indian Cavalry2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Lady Spartans

Original link: http://womenshistory.about.com/library/prm/blrheacospartans1.htm?terms=Tennessee The All-Girl Rhea County Spartans Begun as a lark, the all-girl Rhea County Spartans soon attracted the attention of unamused Union officers By Charles Rice for America's Civil War Magazine "I must tell you about a candy stew that they had at Uncle Frank's last night," young Mary Paine of Rhea County, [...]

Lady Spartans2017-03-25T00:30:30+00:00

History Outline

Regimental History Outline Black Confederates of Co. F, 33rd Regiment NCST, "Dixie Invincibles" Robert W. Hester Lt. Comdr., Camp 1695, Sons of Confederate Veterans Belhaven, North Carolina September 11, 1996 As more and better information bobs to the surface concerning the War Between The States, the more we realize the distortions of truth presented in [...]

History Outline2017-03-25T00:30:22+00:00

Flies For Freedom

Men say Rebel flag flies for freedom TIM ISBELL THE SUN HERALD For an hour, the Confederate battle flag flew over the former site of the Eight Flags Display on U.S. 90. Dressed in Confederate gray, a black man named Anthony Hervey marched with the banner clutched in his hands. His brother, Harry, accompanied him, [...]

Flies For Freedom2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Tribute To Man In Black

A Tribute To The Man In Black Comrade C. C. Cumming of Fort Worth, Texas, writes that Bob and Alf Taylor have just passed through the Fort in their double role of "Yankee Doodle and Dixie," and a crowded house greeted them, laughing and crying alternately at the comedy and tragedy of the "Old South" [...]

Tribute To Man In Black2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

My Heritage

Black History Month and “Civil War Memory” by Bill Vallante It's My Heritage Say the word “Heritage” to most Americans who have been raised in parts of the country other than the South and what you’ll usually get is a blank stare. To an outsider I suppose, it isn’t easy to understand. It appears though [...]

My Heritage2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Women Faced Danger

   Civil War: Women faced danger in roles as spies By SHIRLEY FARRIS JONES Second of three parts When one thinks of a Civil War soldier, a male image usually comes to mind. And, the war was fought largely, but not exclusively, by men. Long ago, someone arrived at a ballpark figure of about 300 [...]

Women Faced Danger2017-03-25T00:34:17+00:00

Black Confederates

We are often led to believe that somehow the War for Southern Independence was fought to allow the suppression of the black man, but the articles to the Left show that to be a misconception.

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Amos Rucker

Amos Rucker, Black Confederate On August 10, 1905, Amos, Rucker, a ex-Confederate soldier and proud member of the United Confederate Veterans, died in Atlanta, Georgia. His friends of the UCV had previously bought a grave site and marker for he and his wife Martha who had limited income. Amos Rucker was one of many thousands [...]

Amos Rucker2017-03-25T00:30:23+00:00

Forced To Fight?

Were Blacks “Forced to Fight” for the Confederacy? By: Vernon R. Padgett, Ph.D. Some historians, and students of history, will grudgingly admit that some blacks did fight for the South, but will add that they were “forced” to fight. The implication is that their service is diminished, or dismissed, if they were “forced” to fight. [...]

Forced To Fight?2017-03-25T00:30:26+00:00