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Black Flag The year is 1862. The poem is based on no specific battle or brigade. The story is entirely made up, though similar things will have happened during the American Civil War - the war in which this is set. A Confederate Brigade are suppressed by deadly Union musket…
My final thoughts concerning the Confederate Flag, the use of symbolism as a powerful tool to convey ideas. A distinction between slavery and racism. Whether we should idolize the Confederate Flag as cultures have idolized objects before, and the dangers of doing so. Our belief system and a conclusion concerning…
A brief discussion and analysis of the Confederate flag, its symbolism and if its appropriate to display today as a symbol of American pride as so many do without any knowledge behind its creation and what it represented, then and ultimately now.
This is actually the first chapter, or rather the prologue, of a book I'm working on. It's only a rough first draft, so don't be too harsh! I know it's filled with grammatical errors and that several parts needs to "fleshed out", so to speak. As Hemingway said; "The first…
Bertram "Ben" Tambling is the last boy on earth to be afraid of the dark--until he becomes blind. In 1864, Ben is only 15 but already an experienced sharpshooter in the Confederate Army. When he is assigned a duty outside of normal bounds, his identity becomes blurred as he is…