Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

12/12/2010

Civil War’s 150th anniversary stirs debate on race

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — At South Carolina’s Secession Gala, men in frock coats and militia uniforms and women in hoopskirts will sip mint juleps as a band called Unreconstructed plays “Dixie.” In Georgia, they will re-enact the state’s 1861 secession convention. And Alabama will hold a mock swearing-in of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. for more click here

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