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ABC 7 El Paso
Why eclipses have inspired terror and awethe time, the United States was trying to reinforce its reputation for science
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 minutes ago
the time, the United States was trying to reinforce its reputation for science on the global stage during Restoration after the Civil War. Pioneers were carving out a life in the western territories. Women were looking to get the vote. "The best... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Donate pennies to preserve the 1749 Courthouse Bell in Chesterfieldroads. This courthouse survived a burning during the Revolutionary War in 1781,
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 4 minutes ago
roads. This courthouse survived a burning during the Revolutionary War in 1781, and was plundered by the Union Army during the Civil War in 1865," according to records at the CHSV. Records go on to state that the bell remained on that site until... Read more
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Island Packet
Stone Mountain another (huge) test for Confederate symbolssense of its size — 90 feet (27 meters) by 190 feet (58 meters). Another sectio
Island Packet / Posted 17 minutes ago
sense of its size — 90 feet (27 meters) by 190 feet (58 meters). Another section explores local history, with exhibits on the Civil War that do not delve deeply into the war's causes or touch on later controversies. In 2015, when the massacre of... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Six Flags Over Texas removes iconic flags over Confederate controversyversion of the Confederate flag flown at the theme park was the first national
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 27 minutes ago
version of the Confederate flag flown at the theme park was the first national flag of the Confederacy, aka the Stars and Bars, and not the battle flag that has become synonymous in modern times with representing the southern states in the Civil Wa... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Archbishop does not speak for all Catholics with his ‘no’ vote viewsto generals and soldiers of the former Confederacy now being removed or destroy
Canberra Times / Posted 34 minutes ago
to generals and soldiers of the former Confederacy now being removed or destroyed. My predecessors "wore the grey" in the Civil War. My great-grandfather owned slaves. In common with the descendants of others who "wore the grey" I say these... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Here are the Confederate memorials that will be removed after CharlottesvilleMore than 150 years after the Civil War ended, the Confederacy is memorialized
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 34 minutes ago
More than 150 years after the Civil War ended, the Confederacy is memorialized with statues, monuments and historical markers across the United States. Some say they mark history and honor heritage. Others argue they are racist symbols of America’s... Read more
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Daily Mail
University of Texas at Austin removes Confederate statues overnightTexas university also removed a statue of former Governor James Stephen Hogg, w
Daily Mail / Posted 39 minutes ago
Texas university also removed a statue of former Governor James Stephen Hogg, who led Texas from 1891 to 1895, years after the Civil War ended in 1865. RELATED ARTICLES 'The most dishonest Fake News I have ever seen': Trump again...Protesters now... Read more
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NBC Miami
Stone Mountain Poses Another Test for Confederate Symbolssense of its size — 90 feet (27 meters) by 190 feet (58 meters). Another sectio
NBC Miami / Posted 46 minutes ago
sense of its size — 90 feet (27 meters) by 190 feet (58 meters). Another section explores local history, with exhibits on the Civil War that do not delve deeply into the war's causes or touch on later controversies. In 2015, when the massacre of... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Stone Mountain another (huge) test for Confederate symbolssense of its size — 90 feet (27 meters) by 190 feet (58 meters). Another sectio
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 54 minutes ago
sense of its size — 90 feet (27 meters) by 190 feet (58 meters). Another section explores local history, with exhibits on the Civil War that do not delve deeply into the war's causes or touch on later controversies. In 2015, when the massacre of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Violence has no place in this society... Not!a thing for which the Union deserves credit. Let's discard this myth as well.
Op-Ed News / Posted 55 minutes ago
a thing for which the Union deserves credit. Let's discard this myth as well. Over 1 million Americans died during the Civil War. Keep the Cemeteries to remind us of how stupid we were to fight each other, just because the 1% manipulated us... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Stone Mountain Poses Another Test for Confederate Symbolssense of its size — 90 feet (27 meters) by 190 feet (58 meters). Another sectio
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted an hour ago
sense of its size — 90 feet (27 meters) by 190 feet (58 meters). Another section explores local history, with exhibits on the Civil War that do not delve deeply into the war's causes or touch on later controversies. In 2015, when the massacre of... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Stone Mountain Poses Another Test for Confederate Symbolssense of its size — 90 feet (27 meters) by 190 feet (58 meters). Another sectio
NBC Connecticut / Posted an hour ago
sense of its size — 90 feet (27 meters) by 190 feet (58 meters). Another section explores local history, with exhibits on the Civil War that do not delve deeply into the war's causes or touch on later controversies. In 2015, when the massacre of... Read more
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Fortune
“We Simply Must Begin.”become something else as well: a touchstone for our collective divide, a remind
Fortune / Posted an hour ago
become something else as well: a touchstone for our collective divide, a reminder that a century and a half after the Civil War, which came to its end at a Virginia court house 60 miles from Charlottesville, America’s soul is still... Read more
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The Age
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Archbishop does not speak for all Catholics with his ‘no’ vote viewsto generals and soldiers of the former Confederacy now being removed or destroy
The Age / Posted an hour ago
to generals and soldiers of the former Confederacy now being removed or destroyed. My predecessors "wore the grey" in the Civil War. My great-grandfather owned slaves. In common with the descendants of others who "wore the grey" I say these... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Archbishop does not speak for all Catholics with his ‘no’ vote viewsto generals and soldiers of the former Confederacy now being removed or destroy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
to generals and soldiers of the former Confederacy now being removed or destroyed. My predecessors "wore the grey" in the Civil War. My great-grandfather owned slaves. In common with the descendants of others who "wore the grey" I say these... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Texas university removes 'white supremacy' statues overnightsaid. Workers also removed a statue of former Governor James Stephen Hogg, who
Bdnews24.com / Posted an hour ago
said. Workers also removed a statue of former Governor James Stephen Hogg, who led Texas from 1891 to 1895, years after the Civil War ended in 1865. It will be considered for re-installation at another university site, Fenves said. Several... Read more
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Raw Story
Katrina Pierson implodes on Fox: Slavery is an example of how ‘special and wonderful this country is’her infamous during the 2016 presidential campaign, appeared on Fox & Friends M
Raw Story / Posted an hour ago
her infamous during the 2016 presidential campaign, appeared on Fox & Friends Monday morning to talk about the history of the Civil War and the Confederacy. Via Media Matters, Pierson made the case that Confederate statues shouldn’t be removed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia Hosts Fresh Talks on Abyei Demarcationto convene in Addis Ababa to resume the talks from August 18. A Joint Abyei Co
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
to convene in Addis Ababa to resume the talks from August 18. A Joint Abyei Commission failed, and Juba got distracted by the civil war that began in December 2013. South Sudan deputy ambassador to Kenya Jimmy Deng told The EastAfrican that Juba... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Texas university removes 'white supremacy' statues overnightsaid. Workers also removed a statue of former Governor James Stephen Hogg, who
Eye Witness News / Posted an hour ago
said. Workers also removed a statue of former Governor James Stephen Hogg, who led Texas from 1891 to 1895, years after the Civil War ended in 1865. It will be considered for re-installation at another university site, Fenves said. Several... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Stone Mountain poses another test for Confederate symbolssense of its size -- 90 feet (27 meters) by 190 feet (58 meters). Another secti
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted an hour ago
sense of its size -- 90 feet (27 meters) by 190 feet (58 meters). Another section explores local history, with exhibits on the Civil War that do not delve deeply into the war's causes or touch on later controversies. In 2015, when the massacre of... Read more
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EuroNews
New Polls Show Trump's Presidency Stands on Perilous Groundthe Democratic nominee for governor, has firmed up his call to take down Confed
EuroNews / Posted 2 hours ago
the Democratic nominee for governor, has firmed up his call to take down Confederate monuments in the state where much of the Civil War was fought and where so many Confederate leaders, now memorialized in marble, emerged... Mr. Gillespie also... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
No Spoilers: 'Game Of Thrones' Spinoff Writer Drops A Hintshow HBO has in the works. Plans for "Confederate," a show about an alternate
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 2 hours ago
show HBO has in the works. Plans for "Confederate," a show about an alternate history in which the southern states won the Civil War, have been criticized on social media, despite having both "Game of Thrones" creators David Benioff and D.B.... Read more
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Raw Story
A historian explains why the alt-right’s rhetoric of white American heritage is pure mythin particular) descended and many remained. America was never white. In milit
Raw Story / Posted 2 hours ago
in particular) descended and many remained. America was never white. In military history the 54th All Black Regiment of the Civil War, the 369th Infantry known as the “The Harlem Hellfighters” in World War One, and the all-Japanese 442th... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Graffiti removed from WPB Confederate monumentnow has red spray-painted arrows pointing at it, and says it was erected in 194
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 2 hours ago
now has red spray-painted arrows pointing at it, and says it was erected in 1941. “It’s really time to stop politicizing the Civil War," Small said. "It’s part of American history.” "The history, we forgive that and we move on," Ridley... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Here are the Confederate memorials that will be removed after CharlottesvilleFlorida, on Monday, August 14, 2017. "This image is for use with this specific
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 hours ago
Florida, on Monday, August 14, 2017. "This image is for use with this specific article only." More than 150 years after the Civil War ended, the Confederacy is memorialized with statues, monuments and historical markers across the United... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
No Spoilers: 'Game Of Thrones' Spinoff Writer Drops A Hintshow HBO has in the works. Plans for "Confederate," a show about an alternate
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 2 hours ago
show HBO has in the works. Plans for "Confederate," a show about an alternate history in which the southern states won the Civil War, have been criticized on social media, despite having both "Game of Thrones" creators David Benioff and D.B.... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
No Spoilers: 'Game Of Thrones' Spinoff Writer Drops A Hintshow HBO has in the works. Plans for "Confederate," a show about an alternate
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 2 hours ago
show HBO has in the works. Plans for "Confederate," a show about an alternate history in which the southern states won the Civil War, have been criticized on social media, despite having both "Game of Thrones" creators David Benioff and D.B.... Read more
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NBC News
New Polls Show Trump's Presidency Stands on Perilous Groundthe Democratic nominee for governor, has firmed up his call to take down Confed
NBC News / Posted 2 hours ago
the Democratic nominee for governor, has firmed up his call to take down Confederate monuments in the state where much of the Civil War was fought and where so many Confederate leaders, now memorialized in marble, emerged... Mr. Gillespie also... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
No Spoilers: 'Game Of Thrones' Spinoff Writer Drops A Hintshow HBO has in the works. Plans for "Confederate," a show about an alternate
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 2 hours ago
show HBO has in the works. Plans for "Confederate," a show about an alternate history in which the southern states won the Civil War, have been criticized on social media, despite having both "Game of Thrones" creators David Benioff and D.B.... Read more
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The Washington Times
Keith Ellison says facts show Donald Trump has sympathy for white supremacistsby the way, the flags that they were marching under are flags where the enemies
The Washington Times / Posted 2 hours ago
by the way, the flags that they were marching under are flags where the enemies of this country were killing Americans in the Civil War and World War II,” Mr. Ellison, Minnesota Democrat and deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Stone Mountain poses another test for Confederate symbolssense of its size — 90 feet (27 meters) by 190 feet (58 meters). Another sectio
TribLIVE / Posted 2 hours ago
sense of its size — 90 feet (27 meters) by 190 feet (58 meters). Another section explores local history, with exhibits on the Civil War that do not delve deeply into the war's causes or touch on later controversies. In 2015, when the massacre of... Read more
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The Hill
The dark political history of American anti-Semitismreplace us!” Neither the Confederacy nor the first iteration of the Ku Klux Kl
The Hill / Posted 2 hours ago
replace us!” Neither the Confederacy nor the first iteration of the Ku Klux Klan — founded in the immediate aftermath of the Civil War to terrorize newly freed blacks — were very concerned with the few Jews then living in the South. (In fact,... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
No Spoilers: 'Game Of Thrones' Spinoff Writer Drops A Hintshow HBO has in the works. Plans for "Confederate," a show about an alternate
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 hours ago
show HBO has in the works. Plans for "Confederate," a show about an alternate history in which the southern states won the Civil War, have been criticized on social media, despite having both "Game of Thrones" creators David Benioff and D.B.... Read more
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Crosscut
Democrat, Republican and something in between?We met at the beautiful and historic Union League Club in downtown Philadelphia
Crosscut / Posted 3 hours ago
We met at the beautiful and historic Union League Club in downtown Philadelphia, surrounded by art and artifacts from the Civil War and the struggle to end slavery, including the lectern used by Abraham Lincoln to deliver the Gettysburg... Read more
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KERA North Texas
UT-Austin Removes Confederate Statues In The Middle Of The NightThe statue of Hogg "will be considered for re-installation at another campus si
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 hours ago
The statue of Hogg "will be considered for re-installation at another campus site," Fenves said. Hogg was alive during the Civil War, but was too young to serve. UT-Austin spokesman J.B. Bird said the university had no objection to Hogg's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Austrian Businessman Donates to Office Equipment to Ministry of Foreign Affairsreflected on how important documents stored at the Foreign Ministry's bureau of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
reflected on how important documents stored at the Foreign Ministry's bureau of archives were vandalized during the civil war and used by marketers as wrapping paper and because these documents were not preserved and stored, problems... Read more
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The News & Observer
Trump goes off the railsof global anxiety about a nuclear war with North Korea, President Trump took th
The News & Observer / Posted 3 hours ago
of global anxiety about a nuclear war with North Korea, President Trump took the nation back into the bitter divisions of the Civil War. In both instances, it was Trump’s reckless language – on Twitter and in person – that unnerved and angered... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Do his peeps really want Larry Hogan to defend Roger Taney's legacy?to dig in their heels and, within four years, secede from the union and take up
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
to dig in their heels and, within four years, secede from the union and take up arms. More than 600,000 Americans died in the Civil War. But he apparently did not think they deserved to be citizens. In researching his life, Baltimore Heritage... Read more
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The Louisville Cardinal
Confederate statues belong in museums • The Louisville Cardinalfollow suit. These monuments didn’t go up for the right reasons. The Confedera
The Louisville Cardinal / Posted 3 hours ago
follow suit. These monuments didn’t go up for the right reasons. The Confederate statues didn’t go up directly after the Civil War but during the Jim Crow segregation era. The individuals who put the monuments up intended for them to be a... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Painting of Confederate general removed from Ohio parkshows Morgan on horseback and another solider holding a Confederate battle flag
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 4 hours ago
shows Morgan on horseback and another solider holding a Confederate battle flag. Morgan led a raid through Ohio during the Civil War in 1863 before he and his men were captured near East Liverpool. He escaped and fled Ohio but was later... Read more
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International Business Times
The alt-right and alt-left dunderheads are making a mockery of American democracy makes an open society. Paradoxically, the mood of tolerance was especially stro
International Business Times / Posted 4 hours ago
makes an open society. Paradoxically, the mood of tolerance was especially strong in the United States immediately after the Civil War. Neither Abraham Lincoln nor any of his successors wanted to ban monuments to the Confederate dead. Americans,... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
African-American history, identity celebrated at seven Savannah-area museums40 people explored the Gullah Geechee seafood harvesting site, which was founde
Savannah Morning News / Posted 4 hours ago
40 people explored the Gullah Geechee seafood harvesting site, which was founded by freedmen from Ossabaw Island after the Civil War. Valerie McClelland, a historian with Coastal Heritage Society, led the group through the day-to-day life of... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Confederate statues removed from University of Texas at Austin campusvarious statues. The sculptor, Pompeo Coppini, expressed prescient misgivings,
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 hours ago
various statues. The sculptor, Pompeo Coppini, expressed prescient misgivings, writing, “As time goes by, they will look to the Civil War as a blot on the pages of American history, and the Littlefield Memorial will be resented as keeping up the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Confederate statues removed from campus of University of Texas at Austinvarious statues. The sculptor, Pompeo Coppini, expressed prescient misgivings,
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 4 hours ago
various statues. The sculptor, Pompeo Coppini, expressed prescient misgivings, writing, “As time goes by, they will look to the Civil War as a blot on the pages of American history, and the Littlefield Memorial will be resented as keeping up the... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Letters to the editor, August 21the citizens of Denton. Who will answer for that? I am a fourth-generation Te
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
the citizens of Denton. Who will answer for that? I am a fourth-generation Texan. Both my great-grandfathers fought in the Civil War on the side of the Confederacy. So far as I know, they served honorably, perhaps even heroically. But they do... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Local pastor initiates discussion on removal of Confederate monumentsthe west end of the plaza honors Confederate Gen. William Loring — whose ashes
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 4 hours ago
the west end of the plaza honors Confederate Gen. William Loring — whose ashes are buried in the area — and his service in the Civil War and other conflicts. Rawls, in his flyer, calls it “reprehensible” that “groups that fought to preserve... Read more
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Raw Story
Texas university removes ‘white supremacy’ statues overnightsaid. Workers also removed a statue of former Governor James Stephen Hogg, who
Raw Story / Posted 4 hours ago
said. Workers also removed a statue of former Governor James Stephen Hogg, who led Texas from 1891 to 1895, years after the Civil War ended in 1865. It will be considered for re-installation at another university site, Fenves said. Several... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Confederate statues removed from University of Texas at Austin campusvarious statues. The sculptor, Pompeo Coppini, expressed prescient misgivings,
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 hours ago
various statues. The sculptor, Pompeo Coppini, expressed prescient misgivings, writing, “As time goes by, they will look to the Civil War as a blot on the pages of American history, and the Littlefield Memorial will be resented as keeping up the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Confederate statues removed from University of Texas at Austin campusvarious statues. The sculptor, Pompeo Coppini, expressed prescient misgivings,
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 hours ago
various statues. The sculptor, Pompeo Coppini, expressed prescient misgivings, writing, “As time goes by, they will look to the Civil War as a blot on the pages of American history, and the Littlefield Memorial will be resented as keeping up the... Read more
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ajc.com
Confederate statues removed from University of Texas at Austin campusvarious statues. The sculptor, Pompeo Coppini, expressed prescient misgivings,
ajc.com / Posted 5 hours ago
various statues. The sculptor, Pompeo Coppini, expressed prescient misgivings, writing, “As time goes by, they will look to the Civil War as a blot on the pages of American history, and the Littlefield Memorial will be resented as keeping up the... Read more
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