Buffalo Soldier Says Confederate Flag Is “A Disgrace To Blacks And What They’ve Done For This Country”
When he joined the Buffalo Soldiers in 1950, Sargeant Major James Williams says they could not eat, sleep, or drink with the white soldiers. This segregated U.S. Army regiment was active from 1886-1951.
South Carolina lawmakers on Monday began debating whether to bring the Confederate flag down outside the Capitol, starting with a pair of senators — one white, one black — whose families arrived in the state before the Civil War.
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University of Alabama librarians have uncovered two letters written by President Abraham Lincoln.
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ATLANTA (AP) – A trailer carrying a 40-foot replica of a Confederate submarine to Tennessee for a re-enactment of the Battle of Shiloh blew two tires on an interstate in Atlanta and later headed back […]
ATLANTA- (WAOK) Finally some recognition for a long-ignored piece of history. New markers are being placed across Georgia in honor of neglected groups from the Civil War era such as women, blacks and Southerners loyal […]
Atlanta (WAOK)- There is more controversy surrounding the placement of a historical marker commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the burning of Atlanta which signaled the beginning of the end of the war. […]
ATLANTA (WAOK) Martin Luther King Jr Drive will soon see a commemorative marker that is not sitting too well with local NAACP leaders. To mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War a marker will […]