Tag: Confederacy

You can’t rewrite history

On this date in 1861 Jefferson Davis was elected to a 6 year term as U.S. Confederate President. Needless to say he didn’t get his full six years. That’s history. No matter how ugly it was, you can’t rewrite it. Or, you most certainly shouldn’t try. The thought of tearing down monuments and renaming every …

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Well, that didn’t work out so well

On this day in 1861, Richmond, Virginia was declared the new capital city of the Confederate States of America. I saw the movie, and stayed through the credits. It didn’t end well. I love Richmond. I love being on the James and having an office view that overlooks the river. Have I mentioned I have …

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