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While searching our library for another book I stumbled across “Confederate Alphabet” by Rickey E. Pittman a book written for children. This is an excellent, patriotic, and inspiring book for any Southern family. A highly recommend it.
It is not politically correct and several Southern heroes, like Captain William Quantrill, Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, and Brigadier Gen. Stand Watie, are featured; not exactly Northern favorites. The book was illustrated by Stephanie Ford. Several of the illustrations are breath-taking and help reinforce the narrative of the book.
My only complaint is the back cover illustration is missing some Confederate states and territories. Lots of brave Southerners died fighting for West Virginia, Kentucky, Missouri, Indian territory (Oklahoma), and Arizona territory for them to be left off.
In response to the announced upcoming raising of a large Confederate flag just outside of Richmond, Virginia along I-95, Councilman Jon Baliles is pushing the idea of posting an anti-Southern billboard message near the flag. Mr Baliles recently posted the message on his Facebook page along with a picture of the proposed billboard which reads ‘This is RVA. Not the CSA.’ Supporters of Mr Baliles quickly responded with anti-Southern comments endors …