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Confederate Statues Need To Be Moved

 

Last updated 8/10/2020 at 3:38pm



I have come to the somewhat surprising conclusion that America should remove public reminders of a long ago slave-owning system and place them in appropriate cemeteries or museums. I say surprising because, as a genuine son of the South, I was raised on, and blindly accepted, the myth of the Lost Cause, which I now realize was based more on the fear of economic loss than on state’s rights issues.

I grew up proud of a great-grandfather who lied about his age, enlisted in a Confederate infantry regiment at 17, survived four years of brutal war, then walked more than 700 miles from Virgini...



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