As his monument comes down in New Orleans, historians unravel the myths of a Confederate icon.

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  • Holmberg: Mayor's narrative about Monument Avenue 'not the whole truth'
    It’s hard to get folks to believe you’re going to be fair while slapping a good number of them right in the kisser. And what about Matthew Fontaine Maury? Yes, some might say Commodore Maury was a face of the Confederate ... Robert E. Lee’s took ...
    06/23/2017 - 11:30 am | View Link
  • The truth about Robert E. Lee: He wasn't very good at his job
    In the June 1969 issue of Civil War History - Volume 5, Number 2, pages 116-132 - a renowned Southern historian attacked the legacy of Confederate Gen ... of Robert E. Lee," Bonekemper said in an interview. "He has gotten a lot of really good press."
    05/20/2017 - 7:37 am | View Link
  • 'How many more must die supporting a mission that is failing?' Senior U.S. officer breaks ranks to expose 'truth and lies about Afghanistan'
    A US army officer has accused the American military of painting a misleading picture of progress in the war in Afghanistan. Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Davis turned whistleblower and broke ranks with the official portrayal of the Afghan war after he ...
    02/7/2012 - 3:04 pm | View Link
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    03/21/2003 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • The ugly truth about Republican racial politics
    “You’ve got a heritage of doing that, of defending Southern patriots like [Gen. Robert E.] Lee, [Gen. Stonewall] Jackson and [Confederate president Jefferson ... out voter fraud sounds like a bipartisan, good-government priority, The American Prospect ...
    12/14/2002 - 7:50 am | View Link
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  • Robert E. Lee | HistoryNet
    Facts & information about Robert E. Lee, a Confederate Civil War General during the American Civil War General Robert E. Lee Robert E. Lee Facts Born January 19, 1807 ...
    02/16/2018 - 3:52 pm | View Website
    ABOUT THIS WEBSITE. Confederate American Pride website has been created for that unique class of people, native to the Southeastern states, who define themselves as ...
    02/15/2018 - 5:54 pm | View Website
  • Robert E. Lee
    Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American and Confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the Confederate States Army.
    02/13/2018 - 10:15 pm | View Website
  • Robert E. Lee Takes Communion | Butternut and Blue
    In many ways, the name Robert E. Lee has become forever linked to Southern pride and the Confederate States of America. Due to the CSA's fight to maintain ...
    02/6/2018 - 11:06 pm | View Website
  • Was Robert E. Lee A Hero or A Villain? | National Review
    Was Robert E ... ... For most of the first century following the American Civil War, histories of the war’s legacy – particularly the Reconstruction era ...
    01/28/2018 - 6:16 pm | View Website
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