Confederate States of America

Still Fighting: Inside the Dedication of the National Confederate Museum

Amid a period of national reckoning regarding Confederate statues, park names and other symbology and iconography, The Sons of Confederate Veterans …

War

New evacuations in southwest Syria as offensive continues

A new group of rebels and their families began evacuating Saturday from the country's southwest, activists and Syrian media said, where the …

Middle East

Trump Replaces Black History Month With Confederate History Month

July 21, 2018 by Andrew Hall<p><b>Washington DC –</b> The White House announced President Trump’s plans to officially replace Black History Month with …

Black History

Giant Confederate flag along I-64 in Virginia can't stay, panel says

LOUISA<p>Local officials in a central Virginia county say a giant Confederate flag visible from an interstate highway has to come down because it …

Confederate Flag

Civil War Submarine Update

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA—Archaeologist Michael Scafuri of The <i>Hunley</i> Project announced that the levers controlling the keel blocks on the Confederate …

Archaeology

Can a Black Man Get a Fair Trial in a Courthouse That Honors the Confederacy?

Nearly one year after cities and states across the country began taking down Confederate monuments in response to a deadly gathering of white …

Rights & Freedoms

Number Of Confederate Flag License Plates On The Rise In Tennessee

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Natalie Allison, a reporter for The Tennessean, about what's behind the trend.

Confederate Monuments

Confederates attack at the Battle of Peachtree Creek - Jul 20, 1864

On this day, General John Bell Hood’s Confederate forces attack William T. Sherman’s troops outside of Atlanta, Georgia at the Battle of Peachtree …

American Civil War

Charleston, South Carolina: Family Travel Guide

What to do in Charleston<p>Adults and kids will love this charming port city, known for its beaches, eclectic Americana architecture and vibrant Lowcountry food scene.<p>Where to go in Charleston<p>A trip to Fort Sumter, an island west of Charleston where the Civil War's first shots were fired, starts with …

South Carolina

Major Confederate Controversy At NoVa School | PatchPM

Trump Hotel Drama In DC | 70 Violations At One NoVa Restaurant | Major I-395 Closures<p>Stories to share this evening:<p>A local school board may have a …

School Administration

Hidden Compartments in This Wrecked Confederate Submarine Could Solve a 150-Year-Old Mystery

The Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley was a 40-foot-long (12 meter) sausage of bulletproof iron built in Mobile, Alabama, and propelled through the …

Archaeology

Florida State University to relocate statue of founder who owned slaves, supported Confederacy

Florida State University President John Thrasher took swift action Tuesday announcing plans to remove a statue of Francis Eppes from the Westcott Plaza and to seek legislative approval to erase former Florida Supreme Court Justice B.K. Roberts’s name from the main classroom building at the College …

Rights & Freedoms

Officials: 30 civilians dead in recent clashes in Yemen city

Heavy fighting over the last two weeks along Yemen's western coast between pro-government forces, backed by a Saudi-led coalition, and Shiite rebels …

Middle East

Here's Why More People Are Displaying Confederate License Plates

Natalie Allison at <i>The</i> <i>Tennessean</i> has an interesting story about how more Tennesseans are displaying Confederate flag license plates.<p>James Patterson, …

Nashville

Warhawk Limited Edition Leaves The Past Behind

Confederate Motors became Curtiss motorcycles last year, but that’s not the only change the renowned Alabama-based motorcycle builder went through …

Motorcycles

What became of the report on Atlanta’s Confederate symbols? Very little

When Jeremy Gray and his wife were looking to purchase a new house a few years ago, they got out-bid every time they found one that seemed right.<p>Then …

Rights & Freedoms

Daniel Harvey Hill | American Battlefield Trust

Daniel Harvey Hill was born on July 12, 1821, in what is now York County, South Carolina. He entered West Point in 1838 and graduated in 1842, …

North Carolina

‘Life was like a box of chocolates’: Did you know these movies were filmed in SC?

From Charleston to Rock Hill to Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head — several areas in South Carolina have been chosen as a backdrop for many Hollywood …

Myrtle Beach

Confederate Flag License Plates Are Getting More Popular in Tennessee

The popularity of Confederate flag license plates in Tennessee has hit a 10-year high, according to data from the state’s department of revenue.<p>There …

Confederate Flag

21 of the longest highways in the US

1/<p>I-25: 1,061.67 miles<p>Traversing the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, Interstate 25 goes from Las Cruces, New Mexico, to Buffalo, Wyoming.<p>2/<p>I-5: …

Hiking

Confederate flag display 'blatant racism,' Holly Hill council told

HOLLY HILL -- A display that includes the Confederate flag on Highway 176 west of Holly Hill continues to elicit strong feelings within the …

Confederate Flag

Emanuel Nine Memorial Reminds Us to Forgive, Welcome Others

Three years after the shooting that killed nine at a church in Charleston, the church has announced plans for a new memorial. Designed by the same …

Conservative View

Plans for the Emanuel Nine Memorial Unveiled

Three years after a self-identified white supremacist murdered nine black parishioners at the Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South …

Architecture

More Tennesseans driving around with Confederate flag on license plates

A controversial symbol is becoming more common on Tennessee roads.<p>The Tennessee Department of Revenue says demand for license plates with a …

War

Charlottesville parks, once named for Confederate generals, to change names again

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Charlottesville’s leaders have decided their city’s parks aren’t ready for Emancipation and Justice.<p>Still struggling over how …

Rights & Freedoms

Black defendant: Confederate statute outside East Feliciana courthouse symbolizes 'oppression,' 'racial intolerance'

A black man charged with a gun offense claims he can't get a fair jury trial in East Feliciana Parish because a Confederate soldier statue outside …

Rights & Freedoms

UNC Has Spent Over $390,000 Defending Confederate Statue From Protesters

4:43 PM 07/17/2018<p>The University of North Carolina has paid police $390,000 to defend a Confederate statue from protesters between June 2017 and June …

Rights & Freedoms

13 Virginia public schools remain with Confederate names

<b>ROANOKE, Va.</b> - With the Roanoke School Board voting Monday to change the name of Stonewall Jackson Middle School, there are now 13 public schools in …

High School

Virginia school named for Confederate general to be renamed

School officials in Virginia are renaming a school named for a Confederate general.<p>Media outlets report that after a one-hour debate Monday the Roanoke School Board voted 6-1 to rename Stonewall Jackson Middle School.<p>The school will be renamed John P. Fishwick Middle School. Fishwick was the son of …

Middle School

Protecting National Historical Monuments - Confederate Historical Monuments | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

How Petitions Work<p>Create a Petition<p>Call on the White House to take action on the issue that matters to you.<p>Gather Signatures<p>Share your petition with …

Administrative Law