War Facts and Causes

//War Facts and Causes

War Facts and Causes

Tragedy And Enigma

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 TRAGEDY and ENIGMA By Bob Hurst We are constantly confronted with enigmas. Why do bad things happen to good people? Why are innocent children born with conditions that cause either an early death or a much-diminished quality of life? Why do voters so often seem to elect unscrupulous people to public [...]

Tragedy And Enigma2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Time Lines

War For Southern Independence Timelines     Below are links to detailed timelines showing the progression of the War For Southern Independence and events leading      up to it. 1860-61 1862 1863 1864 1865 - Present

Time Lines2017-03-25T00:29:08+00:00

Poplar Memorial

Richard "Dick" Poplar Memorial Program 2006 3rd Annual -- Held on 16 September 2006 - A Petersburg Virginia War Story http://www.petersburgexpress.com/pocahontas.html

Poplar Memorial2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Price in Blood

The price in blood! Casualties in the Civil War At least 618,000 Americans died in the Civil War, and some experts say the toll reached 700,000. The number that is most often quoted is 620,000. At any rate, these casualties exceed the nation's loss in all its other wars, from the Revolution through Vietnam. The [...]

Price in Blood2017-03-25T00:29:39+00:00

Hanging Of Mary Surratt

  The Hanging of Mary Surratt Judicial murder and government dirty linen--Part Two by Al Benson Jr. The "trial" of Mary Surratt and the Lincoln conspirators is still something that is debated about. Was it a legal trial or not? Reverdy Johnson, Mrs. Surratt's first attorney, had contended that the military court that tried the [...]

Hanging Of Mary Surratt2017-03-25T00:35:12+00:00

Slavery Facts

Facts About Slavery And The War For Southern Independence No other place of origin evokes such strong reactions and prejudices as the word “Southern”. It is all the more amazing when one considers the manner in which the early Republic was shaped and dominated by Southerners. Jefferson was the intellectual and spiritual architect of the [...]

Slavery Facts2017-03-25T00:29:19+00:00

Train Chase

The Great Locomotive Chase 144th Anniversary Essay by Calvin E. Johnson, Jr. This year, 2006, is the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney Picture's classic "The Great Locomotive Chase" starring Fess Parker and Jeffrey Hunter. This wonderful movie was made during the golden age of Hollywood, when family films were still made. When it comes to [...]

Train Chase2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Taking America

Taking America Back By: Al Benson, Jr. For over three decades, with my activities in conservative, patriotic, and Southern heritage movements, I have heard about all manner of plans, projects, and programs for 'taking America back' to where she needs to be. I have no doubt whatever that the vast majority of folks involved in [...]

Taking America2017-03-25T00:29:42+00:00

Lincoln’s War: Conflict?

February 13, 2009 PJB: Mr. Lincoln’s War: An Irrepressible Conflict? by Patrick J. Buchanan This article first appeared in the October 1997 issue of Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture. It was adapted from a book manuscript. “[T]he contest is really for empire on the side of the North, and for independence on that of [...]

Lincoln’s War: Conflict?2017-03-25T00:38:34+00:00

Immortal 600

The Immortal Six-Hundred On August 20, 1864, a chosen group of 600 Confederate officers left Fort Delaware as prisoners of war, bound for the Union Army base at Hilton Head, South Carolina. Their purpose--to be placed in a stockade in front of the Union batteries at the siege of Charleston. THE SIX HUNDRED CONFEDERATE OFFICERS [...]

Immortal 6002017-03-25T00:29:24+00:00