Debunking Old Civil War Myths – Long Proven Wrong.
It means that the history of this heroic struggle will be written by the enemy; that our youth will be trained by Northern school teachers; will learn from Northern school books their version of the War, will be impressed by all influences of history and education to regard our gallant dead as traitors, our maimed veterans as fit objects for their derision. …to establish sectional superiority and a more centralized form of government, and to deprive us of our rights and liberties.”
Major General Patrick Cleburne, C.S.A. (Jan. 2, 1864)
Debunking Old Civil War Myths – Long Proven Wrong
Posted by Steve Scroggins on April 8, 2013
[Editor’s Note: I was 46 before I learned that Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation did not free a single slave anywhere. We are re-running Steve’s article for Confederate Heritage Month.
Article for Confederate Heritage Month.