Category: Civil War

U.S. Grant a slave owner, and Lee an abolitionist?

Summary: Social Media has seen a lot of Civil War related discussion in the last few years. One argument, is that US General Grant was a Slave owner, and Confederate General Lee was not. They both were to different extents, and here is the details. Ulysses S Grant Grant was born in Ohio to an […]

Confederate Flag Confusion, Battle Flag, or Official Flag?

Summary: This image is using the wrong flag in the background, the quote however is correct. The battle flag was never an official Confederate Flag, and it’s usage has varied over the years from representing the Confederate Army, to a symbol of Southern Pride, to a symbol used as a declaration of hate and segregation, […]