President Donald Trump appeared to change his tune regarding Confederate monuments Friday after learning that many Confederates were members of the Democratic Party. Trump told reporters that he didn't realize that Democrats were the driving force behind the founding of the Confederate States of America, a coalition of states that seceded from the United States … Continue reading Trump Changes Tune on Confederate Monuments After Learning They Honor Democrats
Two men were forced to leave a Chapel Hill Starbucks Wednesday after it was assumed they were Civil War re-enactors. Turns out they were just hipsters. Jake Breen and Chris Herman, of Carrboro, were sitting at a table drinking coffee when they were approached by Zane Dombrowski, the manager on duty. "We were just sitting … Continue reading Hipsters Mistaken for Civil War Re-enactors, Kicked out of Starbucks
When I was a kid, I loved learning about the American Civil War. I read books about it, watched movies about it, and even dressed up as a Union general one time for Halloween. I enjoyed Civil War re-enactments, and Ken Burns was, and still is, one of my idols. So, naturally, I was pretty … Continue reading Whaddya Mean My Ancestors were Confederates?!