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Sons of Confederate Veterans to Build a Museum to the Lost Cause

Over the weekend the Sons of Confederate Veterans announced that it will build a 17,000 square-foot museum to honor Confederate soldiers and the Confederate cause in Elm Springs, Tennessee, which…
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