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Happy Birthday, Robert E. Lee

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Seacowboys, Jan 19, 2007.

  1. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    Who knows what course of events would have transpired had you the support of an industrial nation. God Bless.
  2. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    If he had, I have a feeling that there would be statues in every town of the General riding Ol' Traveler.
  3. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    When I lived in South Carolina...and worked for the State...there were 8 holidays , and 10 to choose from. You could pick which 8 you wanted.

    This day was one of them...as was May 10th....Confederate Memorial Day..

    I wonder if that is still applicable. Probably not.
  4. Minuteman

    Minuteman Chaplain Moderator Founding Member

    If the South had of won the war I wonder if we would have such a bloated federal government interfering in states rights today. One thing is for sure. We would not have slavery. Slavery was a dying practice long before the civil war broke out. It was a war over states rights not slavery.
  5. jim

    jim Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Yep, the Good Guys lost that one. Damned shame that so many people were foolish enough to believe they were fighting to save the country. My Gr. Gr. Grandfather was one of them, and one of the few things I'm ashamed of.
  6. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    One of my forefathers fought for the Union.

    Another was sitting on a reservation hoping for both sides to lose.
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