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Old 07-07-2011, 07:07 PM   #1347
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Originally Posted by intothenew View Post
On our way to Canada, and we certainly can't take the interstates. I spot this on the courthouse lawn in Union.

A "Fire-Eater", you can read a bio here. He didn't get his flag until the General needed it.

A Sheriff's Deputy kindly guided us to the cemetery.
BTW, Miles came up with the familiar Confederate "battle flag" in order to remove Christian symbols , ironically, due to the objection of a certain Jewish confederate official and secondly, to help distinguish it more easily from the Union "battle flags".
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