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Remember beloved Southern leader

Many historians have their own ways of tweaking the facts surrounding past events to support their interpretations of our history. Without exception, the "War of Rebellion" has received such refined treatment. I'm referring to the American Civil War, which wasn't a civil war in any regard. It was a group of sovereign states fighting against another group of sovereign states. ... As Northern politicians knew, the slavery issue had been, by them, used as a means to threaten Southerners when they scoffed at a higher export tariff.Dr. Robert L. Gordon, North Augusta, S.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/03/let_417676.shtml
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...outstanding lecturers and speakers in this section, using for his theme on the birthday program held in honor of the Southern leader, Gen. Robert E. Lee, Our Government or Theirs. Which? presented a survey of dictator governments in comparison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/20/met_440494.shtml
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Intentions of 'Ol' Pete' remain misunderstood

...Longstreet, who served as Gen. Robert E. Lee's senior and most trusted lieutenant and was the man who told the Southern leader when it was time to finally surrender at Appomattox, Va., was savaged in the 1870s and 1880s by ex-Confederate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/19/met_422602.shtml
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