MILITARY LEADERS OF THE GREAT CSA

Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan John Hunt Morgan – known as the ‘Thunderbolt of the Confederacy’ and remembered as the ideal of the romantic Southern cavalryman — was born June 1, 1825 in Huntsville, Alabama, but is thoroughly identified with his mother’s home state of Kentucky. Morgan moved to the Bluegrass State as a boy…

THIS DAY IN CONFEDERATE HISTORY

July 24, 1864, The Battle Tupelo Union Maj. Gen. Andrew J. Smith, commanding the Sixteenth Corps with more than 14,000 men, left LaGrange, Tennessee on July 5, 1864, and advanced south. Smith’s mission was to insure that Maj. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest and his cavalry did not raid Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman’s railroad supply…

The Real Collusion & the DNC cover up

By now, it is no secret that the DNC did not allow and still has not allowed the FBI to look into their computers, even when Hillary Clinton’s email and John Podesta’s email accounts were being hacked.  But why? What were they hiding? If they were so afraid of the information being released, which everyone…

GHOSTS FROM THE SOUTH (OKLAHOMA)

“Sappho Constantine Brown” from Constantine Theater: Pawhuska This building is said to be haunted by the ghost of Sappho Constantine Brown, the beautiful daughter of the theater owner. The theater was closed in 1970, after many profitable years. In 1987, a group of citizens led by long, tedious renovation. One of the more puzzling stories…

CONFEDERATE MONUMENT TRIVIA

Some interesting Confederate Monument information – MOST of the monuments erected to honor Confederate Veterans were erected between 1900 and 1930. They were the idea of the United Daughters of the Confederacy as part of their effort to spread the truth of the reason behind the War of Northern Aggression. There was another upserge in…

THIS DAY IN CONFEDERATE HISTORY

July 8,1863, the Surrender of Port Hudson Port Hudson, the Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River in Louisiana, falls to Nathaniel Banks’ Union force. Less than a week after the surrender of Vicksburg, Mississippi, the Confederate garrison’s surrender at Port Hudson cleared another obstacle for the Federals on the Mississippi River. In 1863, the Union…

MILITARY LEADERS OF THE GREAT CSA

Major General John Bankhead Magruder He first attended the University of Virginia, where he had the opportunity to dine with former President Thomas Jefferson. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1830, where he was the roommate of William N. Pendleton. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the 7th U.S. Infantry regiment.…