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Charleston's Mayor Riley Won't Correct Flag Pole at the Waterfront Park

Flags around Charleston seem to cause a lot of trouble. Besides the "Confederate" flag aka Rebel flag, Battle Flag, Flag of the Army of Northern Virginia and so on issue there are a number of people who take issue with our United States flag and how and were it is flown.Flying any flag incorrectly stirs up a lot of emotion. A few years back incorrectly flying the National Flag of Canada, nearly sparked an international incident in Ft Mill South Carolina.
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Birthday of a Nation: The US Confederacy celebrates its 1st Anniversary in a look back at history

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

On Dec. 24, 1861, the Charleston, S.C. Courier gave an impassioned account of the first anniversary of secession, as it was celebrated in the true birthplace of the Confederacy. “The Confederate and State Flags floated over the Cust... Read Post

Does a Confederate Flag Belong in a House of Worship?

History / US History : Civil War Memory (6 months ago)

The Confederate flag is back in the news this past week as Charleston County Councilman, Henry Darby, called for the removal of the flag from the chapel at The Citadel. It is unclear whether the recent controversy surrounding the di... Read Post

Fort Sumter Falls 1861-2011

United States / Charlotte : Cedar Posts and Barbwire Fences (4 years ago)

Photo Credit Brian Hicks Charleston Post and Courier. More photos here.150 years ago today Major Anderson of the United Stats Union Army lowered the flag with 33 stars and surrendered the fort to the CSA General P G T Beauregard and... Read Post


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