From the Deep South Daily:
Seven score and ten years ago, our forefathers lost the war to the Northern Aggressors. In other words, today marks 150 years since the South lost to the North in the American Civil War.
On April 9, 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered in Virginia. Yet 150 years later, many in our region are still fighting the lost war. Some of us do it by flying Confederate flags, complete with lofty slogans like, “The South Will Rise Again!” and “Heritage, Not Hate!”
Some of us do it in more insidious ways....