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The Governor’s Coffin

The Governor's Coffin The occupation troops of Northern General Ambrose Burnside at New Bern in mid-1862 not only loaded their empty transports with furniture, carpets and jewelry for the return trip North, but also found New Bern cemeteries full of coffins to appropriate.  Even Lincoln’s hand-picked proconsul, Edward Stanly, who was appointed “governor” of North [...]

Grand Army of the Republic of Thieves

Grand Army of the Republic of Thieves With the war nearly over and nothing to gain from destroying private homes and property, Lincoln’s Grand Army added salt to the wounds in a State which was rightly driven from the Union four years earlier by his inability to compromise and avoid war. In 1865 began reconstruction [...]

The Grandest Soldiers That Ever Marched

The Grandest Soldiers That Ever Marched Perhaps the greatest accomplishment of the men who followed Lee and other Southern generals was their steadfast determination in the face of overwhelming odds. Rarely after mid-1863 were there even odds and most often Lee fought successfully against foes two or three times his own number. Bernhard Thuersam, www.Circa1865.com   The [...]

Grasping Yankee Prussians Against the South

Grasping Yankee Prussians Against the South Southern President Jefferson Davis describing Bismarck’s Prussians as the “arrogant robbing Yankees of Europe” who appropriated their small sister states into a centralized and oppressive regime. By 1864, fully 25% of Lincoln’s war machine was comprised of German soldiers and US war bonds found many subscribers in the Fatherland. [...]

SLAVERY IN THE NORTH: EXCLUSION OF FREE BLACKS

EXCLUSION of FREE BLACKS "[R]ace prejudice seems stronger in those states that have abolished slavery than in those where it still exists, and nowhere is it more intolerant than in those states where slavery was never known." --Alexis De Tocqueville, ?Democracy in America? In some Northern states, after emancipation, blacks were legally allowed to vote, [...]

Violating the Lieber Code: The March From the Sea

Violating the Lieber Code: The March From the Sea By Kirkpatrick Sale on Apr 8, 2014 Share on Facebook Tweet it Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Pin it Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Email this Print   On April 24, 1863—-just three months after the cruel and retaliatory Emancipation Proclamation–Lincoln issued an order [...]

Hidden History

History Swept Under The Rug: Only Western Civilization Put An End To Slavery By Thomas Sowell A haunting picture of a thin and forlorn-looking African girl has this caption under it: "A 12-year-old girl, given up as a slave to atone for a crime by a member of her family, stands at the beck and [...]

Surprising Facts

Some Surprising Facts About The Confederacy Michael T. Griffith 2006 @All Rights Reserved In recent years it has become increasingly fashionable in some circles, especially on college campuses and in the media, to demonize anything and everything related to the Confederate States of America (CSA). Some critics have gone so far as to compare the [...]

Four Claims

A LOOK AT FOUR CLAIMS ABOUT THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES By: Michael T. Griffith Recently some members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans drafted a statement to be placed on a proposed monument at a Confederate grave site in a Texas cemetery. The statement contains four claims regarding the Confederacy, the Union, and the [...]

Lincoln Mythology

Lincoln Mythology is Born Commentary by Steve Scroggins March 4th, 2011 marks the 150th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration as President of the United States. Lincoln idolators and court ‘historians’ are certain to gush forth with fluff and flowery prose about how Lincoln “saved the Union” and “freed the slaves” when history shows that he [...]