Monthly Archives: January 2013

Confedederate Heroes At Stone Mountain GA

By | January 31st, 2013|Uncategorized|

The largest bas relief sculpture in the world is that of the three Confederate leaders, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson at Stone Mountain, Georgia. The area is five acres (the size of 2 and 1/4 football fields [...]

Confederate Quores

By | January 29th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Ran across these in our files, compiled by my predecessor, Mrs. Napier, and I thought you might enjoy them as I did:" It is the highest of earthly honors to be descended from the great and good. They alone cry [...]

Robert E. Lee Was A Man Of Faith

By | January 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|

A fine time was had at the First White House of the Confederacy on Monday, Jan 21 as we celebrated the 206th anniversary of the birth of Robert Edward Lee. Rev. Michael Howell of Trinity Presbyterian church in Montgomery spoke about [...]

Living Links to Civil War

By | January 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|

How long ago was The War really? My father was born in 1904, only 39 years after 1865 and the end of the War. His grandfather fought.  My husband's uncle was a "real son". His father actually  fought. There are still a few "real sons and daughters" left. [...]

Celebration Famous Confederates

By | January 18th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Lots of happenings this weekend and Monday in Montgomery.Tonight, Jan 18, 2013, the annual Lee-Jackson banquet will take place at the Dalraida Methodist Church, sponsored by the SCV Camp 2002. Bob Bradley, Chief Curator at the Archives will be the speaker. [...]

Herein Lies A Tale of “Vengeance Is Mine”

By | January 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|

A dear cousin shared a story using the Bible verse "Vengeance is Mine, says the Lord" from Romans 12:9. Why do I share this? Because it involves the vengeance of the North and the way  my cousin was able, inadvertently to "repay" [...]

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