The rebel flag was the flag of the Confederate States of America. A lot of people are offended by rebel flags because they believe they symbolize racism. I am not racist. The Civil War erupted over states' rights, not slavery. The South was mostly people in favor of states' rights, & the North was mostly people who wanted the national government to have more power over the states. Please, learn your history before you judge. The rebel flag symbolizes states' rights.
Not racist-just southern y'all, Battle flag of the army of Northern Virginia. The north had slaves at the time too.It wasn't connected to slavery until Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. Ulysses Grant had slaves, so did George McClellan of the Union. Robert E. Lee freed his slaves 10 years before the Civil War. It is actually the War for Independence.
North versus South. It's about our Heritage NOT hate. Learn the difference. For years the liberals have been trying to change the past, change history. There was a War Between The States. It was also called The War Against Northern Aggression. Southerners never called it a "civil" war for there is nothing civil about war. Our ancestors fought against government encroaching on states rights. It was never about slavery.
World War II U.S. Army veteran and Nurse who served in the Battle of the Bulge. Lt. Katherine Flynn Nolan. Nolan, now 86, remembers, "You have to get to [the wounded] and start treating them for shock and stabilize them within an hour. We had to get them in that golden hour." The death rate in the field hospitals, which were assembled five miles from the front, was surprisingly low — less than 4 percent.
This extraordinary artifact, the most desirable of all historical artifacts, of the War Between the States was discovered in a Pennsylvania antique store in 1978 by a prominent Confederate collector. The most widely recognized Confederate flag is the battle flag. It was the most treasured flag to the men who followed it. To today's collector, it is the most admired and sought after Confederate flag. Following its folds, several hundred thousand men died, and hundreds of thousands more were…