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Are you sure your Confederate ancestor even wanted to be a Confederate?

On average, very few of us know what our ancestors actually thought regarding events within their own time. Regretfully, because of this some researchers begin to speculate because they want some sort of definitive explanation behind what they do find in their research. “Gray” or indefinite history is simply not acceptable to some, so there [...]
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Confederate Flag Advocate Found Dead

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

Click here for the full story: He was born in New Jersey and raised Jewish, but married Lunelle Mizell, a fifth-generation Floridian with Confederate ancestors. He became fascinated with all things Southern, and about 10 years ago, ... Read Post

What Would Your Confederate Ancestor Say?

History / US History : Civil War Memory (2 years ago)

SC Sen. Mike Rose tells fellow senators that if they don’t vote to let the state take over Medicare from the federal government, the ghosts of their Confederate ancestors will [...] Read Post

… because of Lincoln’s call for troops…

History / US History : Cenantua's Blog (3 years ago)

A thought… How many folks say that their ancestors joined the Confederate army because Lincoln made the call for 75,000 troops? Just curious, but, for one, how many of those ancestors actually enlisted in the spring and early summer... Read Post


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