—Mary Chesnut, 1861
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Wandering the information superhighway, he came upon the last refuge of civilization, PoFo, the only forum on the internet ...
The Confederates have been making extraordinary efforts to improve their defenses in the Vicksburg area. President Jefferson Davis, whose own Brierfield plantation is just a short distance down the Mississippi from Vicksburg, considers the town to be nothing less than “the vital point” of the Confederacy.
Potemkin wrote:Later events were to prove him correct in that assessment.
Doug64 wrote:Yup, but Grant had to learn patience first—not a lesson he enjoyed much.
Tainari88 wrote:Carpetbaggers and Capitalists won over the pro feudal style plantation owners. Who continued to scheme to take away rights from African Americans. For that alone the Southern Cause should be disrespected forever and ever and all their racist shit thoughts lost in history for all time.
annatar1914 wrote:You might like this resource @Tainari88, it has a lot of good links also to great Socialist and Abolitionist articles and speeches, and information on Slavers and Slavery in the old pre-Civil War South;
I personally think you'll love it, let me know what you think.
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