• Listen to a Letter From A Confederate Soldier to His Sister After the Battle of Bull Run
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    Listen to a Letter From A Confederate Soldier to His Sister After the Battle of Bull Run

    All historical content used in this film was used with Full Granting Rights unless otherwise noted. A Film By Keith Elliott A Letter From A Confederate Soldier To His Sister Copyright 2019 Camp Gregg Vienna, Va August 6th 1861 My dear Sister, In a note enclosed in a letter to George, you stated you had heard of the battle of Manassas and were anxious to hear from us – I was thoughtful enough to write the morning after, but in the hurry, and the circumstances under which it was written, I gave you none of the particulars, I suppose I could not now tell you any thing about the battle…

  • West Virginia Shouldn’t Exist
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    West Virginia Shouldn’t Exist

    There’s no stranger political division in the United States than between Virginia and West Virginia, and through most reasonable interpretations, it should not exist. The eastern part of Virginia played a very important role in the American colonies, and later in America. Four of the first five US Presidents were Virginians. Just before the Civil War there was only one Virginia, but not an entirely unified one. Most of Virginia had flat land suitable for agriculture, while the northwestern section was much more mountainous and rugged. Obviously most places in the world have geographical differences between their most extreme ends, but this was something more. Unlike the rest of the…

  • American Civil War Facts: General Robert E. Lee | Educational Videos – Cartoon Biography
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    American Civil War Facts: General Robert E. Lee | Educational Videos – Cartoon Biography

    Known as the face of the South in the Civil War and one of the biggest losers in history. Stay tuned for more as we take you on a journey through the timeline of General Robert E Lee. Robert Edward Lee was born January 19, 1807, in Stratford, Virginia. Following in his Father’s footsteps Lee would enter West Point Military Academy wherein 1829 he graduated 2nd in his class. In 1846 Lee would go to war when the United States battle Mexico. There he served under General Winfield Scott at became known as a hero as a battle commander. In 1859 Lee’s name became even more popular after he was…

  • Wicked Spring – Trailer
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    Wicked Spring – Trailer

    (violin music) (gunshots booming) – [Soldier] My dear, precious wife, (insects chirring) with deep affection I recall your loving embrace. Oh, how I wish for this conflict to end soon, that I might be returned to you. I must confess my heart weighs heavy as I struggle over the righteousness of our cause. In my adversary, I see fathers and brothers striving the same as me (shouting faintly) to protect that which they hold precious. – That an image? – Her name’s Virginia. – Mind if I look at it? – I reckon that won’t hurt. – [Soldier] Decent, God-fearing men, no matter what color they wear. I cannot help…

  • Kerr Revolvers: An English Source for Confederate Arms
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    Kerr Revolvers: An English Source for Confederate Arms

    Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I’m here today at the James Julia auction house taking a look at some of the guns they’re going to be selling in their upcoming fall of 2017 firearms auction. And today we’re taking a look at a pair of European Confederate revolvers. These are Kerr revolvers, spelled K-e-r-r but pronounced “Car”, and they were obtained by the Confederacy from the London Armoury Company. Now, when the Civil War broke out obviously the Confederacy was going to need a lot of guns, and the Union needed a lot of guns too. And both proceeded to…

  • The Confederate States of America | Dead Countries
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    The Confederate States of America | Dead Countries

    slavery it was about slavery welcome to what I hope is going to be a brand new series on this channel called dead countries we’re gonna talk about countries that used to exist but don’t anymore and maybe focus on the ones that have a looming shadow over our society today and I can’t think of a dead country that looms heavily over at least the u.s. culture more than the Confederate States of America a dead country that was made and sustained entirely for the purposes of maintaining a state of slavery and white supremacy in the south of what is now the United States you might think in…

  • The Confederate States of America’s Flag and its Story
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    The Confederate States of America’s Flag and its Story

    The Confederate States of America, also referred to as the Confederacy, was a republic that declared independence from the United States of America in 1861, leading to the American Civil War. At the end of the war in 1865, the states that had seceded from the Union were incorporated back into the U.S. The Bonnie Blue Flag was the unofficial flag of the Confederacy during the early months of 1861, which included a blue field with a single white star. The first official national flag of the Confederacy included three horizontal bars of red and white, with a blue canton containing seven white stars as representations of the initial seven…

  • 1083G Griswold & Gunnison Gray Frame Confederate Pistol Non-Firing Replica by Denix
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    1083G Griswold & Gunnison Gray Frame Confederate Pistol Non-Firing Replica by Denix

    🎶 [civil war marching band plays] Denix non-firing replica 1860 Confederate cap-and-ball Revolver The Confederate Griswold and Gunnison pistols were patterned after the Colt model 1851 Navy Revolver Like the Navy Colt, the Griswold and Gunnison was a percussion cap-and-ball revolver and featured a 36 caliber six-shot round cylinder Uniquely, the barrel was octagonal from the cylinder, which transitioned into a Round Dragoon style at the muzzle whereas the entire barrel of the Navy Colt was octagonal Most Griswold and Gunnison are recognized by their classic brass frames Although a few left the factory entirely in the white, as represented here in our Denix model Griswold and Gunnison Revolvers became…

  • Confederate Monuments Come Down And Emotions Rise | The Daily 360 | The New York Times
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    Confederate Monuments Come Down And Emotions Rise | The Daily 360 | The New York Times

    I always kind of looked at them as not necessarily pride in what they represented but just, like that’s part of my city. That’s kind of part of who we are. But part of New Orleans is also that it changes, you know like every city so— I think this is kind of a step in the right direction. You don’t put a swastika up by mistake. You don’t put a rebel flag up by mistake. There are direct intentions behind that, rooted in very old traditions and very old history that always allocates itself back to the enslavement of my ancestors. I’m here to defend my heritage. These are…