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Confederate Heritage Month – Minutes 16 – 20

21 Apr

by Calvin Johnson

Day – 16 Confederate Heritage Month Minute John Stith Permberton, the inventor of Coca Cola, fought for the Confederacy during the War Between the States. Pemberton rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the 3rd Georgia Cavalry at the end of the war.

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Day – 17 Confederate Heritage Month Minute On July 5, 1864, Union General Garrards’s Cavalry reached Roswell, Georgia and finding it undefended, occupied the city. General Gerrard reported to General William T. Sherman on July 6, 1864….”there were fine factories here. I had the building burnt, all were burnt.” The cotton factory was working up to the time of it’s destruction, some 400 women being employed.

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Day – 18 Confederate Heritage Month Minute These words are from a LP recording by Mrs. Roz Bowie, an African American women, who made a recording called, “Take Me Home (The Ballad of the Unkown Confederate soldier).” This song is included on Mrs. Bowie’s album called “Dixie.”

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Day – 19 Confederate Heritage Month Minute Jefferson Davis, who would become the first and only President of the Confederate States of America, was a strong Unionist and also a strong defender of the United States Constitution. Our Founding Fathers believed in the sovereignty of the states and so did Jefferson Davis.

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Day – 20 Confederate Heritage Month Minute This story is about the Heroes of “Dixie” who are Commemorated during Confederate History and Heritage Month in April; proclamations are to be signed by Governors, Mayors and County Commissioners in their remembrance and honor.

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What’s New! Recent Additions 
 

April 20 Confederate Heritage Month – Minutes 16 – 20
April 17 Lest They Be Forgotten …
April 15 Jefferson and Nullification
April 15 Confederate Heritage Month – Minutes 11 – 15
April 14 Confederate Heritage Month – Minutes
April 2 Confederate Heritage Month – Minutes
April 1 Jefferson and Nullification
March 27 What is States’ Rights? Part 3.
March 24 The 9th Annual National Confederate Memorial Service at Stone Mountain Park
March 9 Confederate History and Heritage Month 2010
March 8 Southern Patriot or Nationalist Mercenary?
March 8 Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne—Stonewall Jackson of the West
February 25 Obama Threatening to Pass Anti-gun Health Care by Cheating
February 24 Withdraw Consent
February 20 What is States’ Rights? Part 2.
February 20 I’d Climb the Highest Mountain
February 16 Alabama Secession Day Commemoration
February 13 A Forgotten Story for Black History Month
February 10 We Hold These Truths…More Than Ever
February 7 What is States’ Rights?

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