150 YEARS AGO: Confederate authorities press for attack VICKSBURG — Confederate authorities pressured Gen. Joseph Johnston to attempt “the most desperate course the occasion may demand” to relieve the beleaguered garrison that had been pinned down for more
June 21, 2013 - Columbia Daily Tribune
Confederate Memorial Day quietly observed June 3 in front of Slidell Museum Confederate Memorial Day was quietly observed by a small party of the Sons of Confederate Veterans in the early morning hours June 3 in front of the Slidell Museum. Louisiana, Kentucky and Tennessee have traditionally observed this version of Decoration...
June 18, 2013 - New Orleans Times-Picayune
Barack Obama in CBS News All Lincoln wanted was for Confederate troops to go back home and return to work on their farms and in their shops,Mr. Obama noted.
Steve Spurrier in Myrtle Beach Sun News I realize I'm not supposed to get in the political arena as a football coach, but if anybody were ever to ask me about that damn Confederate flag, I would say we need to get rid of it,Spurrier said at the banquet. "I've been told not to...
Howard Dean in Bloomberg When Dean told the Des Moines Register in Iowa, "I still want to be the candidate for guys with Confederate flags in their pickup trucks," the remark overwhelmed the delicate sensibilities of many Democratic activists.