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With Confederate flags gone, Civil War museum will close

May 24, 2017


A Henry County commissioner requested a few months ago that a local Civil War museum remove its Confederate flags.

But without that symbol, the Nash Farm Battlefield and Museum announced that it can’t conduct its mission properly and will close June 1.

In a Facebook post, the museum’s directors cited the request by District 2 Commissioner Dee Clemmons that all Confederate flags be removed from the museum, in addition to the gift shop, “in an effort not to offend anyone.”

“To exclude any Confederate flag would mean the historical value has been taken from our exhibits, and a fair interpretation could not be presented to each guest,” the post read. “Confederate flags were on this hallowed ground, as were the Union flags. To remove either of them would be a dishonor.”

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The action comes as sentiment against the public display of the Confederate flag is causing similar changes elsewhere in the South. New Orleans recently removed four monuments to Confederate leaders.

But the change in Henry County was not received well by some residents.

“You have a museum in this time period to honor both Union and Confederate veterans,” Chuck Johnson said. “No matter which side they fought on, they were all Americans.

 

With Confederate flags gone, Civil War museum will close


Read more at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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7 comments

  1. Well, I guess OUR first president on the one dollar bill got to go also ! Every time I look at old George, I get upset, right ??

  2. Removing Confederate memorials and flags doesn’t change history, it merely helps shroud it in ignorance. The flags and monuments should stay. What is going down across the country is a cultural revolution, and not for the better.

    Like ISIS, the attempts by the Leftist Cultural Marxists to force the removal of Confederate symbols is part of their agenda to devalue anything that is not part of their view of a progressive America. Although the Constitution’s justification of slavery ended 150 years ago with the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment, they must remove the symbols of the old regime.

    This is one of the first things that revolutionaries and conquerors do when they take over a country, and make no mistake, our country is slowly being taken over by these cultural Marxists and radical progressives with their calls for political correctness and tolerance.. YOUR tolerance of THEIR ideas, but it is not a two way street. Until this country once again finds its backbone and stands firm against these Marxists, the situation will only get worse as our children are slowly being indoctrinated to accept these vile ideas as the cultural norm.

    “Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.” ~ Joseph Stalin

    50 + years of Socialist infiltration into our educational system, our legal system, and the Fourth Estate has brought us to our current situation. They have engaged in a covert, patient, and insidious course of action to shift the government of our Republic away from its core Constitutional principles.

    Although properly called indoctrination, our educational system has become a liberal stronghold. The left has taken Joseph Stalin’s quote to the next level. They hold our education system in the palms of their hands. Our education system is pumping out selfish, self-centered, whiny little brats that will someday run our companies and Nation. If this doesn’t give you pause then I am not sure what will.

    This battle is over more than just statues or even history. It’s about everything that makes us who we are. In order to “fundamentally transform” America into the progressive state and society they want, these Cultural Marxists have to first destroy the old America.

    Their tactics of dumbing down the electorate to the point where many are unaware of their rights, – of changing our courts from a body to provide proper oversight of our Constitutional protections into one that effectively legislates policy, – of transforming the press from an independent overseer for the people into a government propaganda machine, has been a successful strategy that would make Vladimir Lenin proud and has brought America to the doorstep of proletarian revolution.

    Thomas Jefferson warned us that “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty,” but many Americans have become too comfortable and satisfied in their ignorance and apathy to recognize their metamorphosis into lambs. Which has in turn bred a government of wolves ready to shear the flock.

    Even among those who still believe in the rule of law and justice, many do not realize just how deeply dysfunctional our system has become.

    It is up to the minority of Americans who do understand and recognize the danger of an out of control government to stand as the protectors of Liberty if our Constitutional Republic is to survive.

  3. Reminds me of the communist ISIS destroying artifacts of ancient history in Syria. Hide the past and enslave the people, as if man made religion hasn’t controlled enough us already for manipulation. Takes an evil mind to seek control of all earthlings. What does Trump say about this? Anything? I can’t believe they closed on a request. Must be the cost to fight the battle.
    Are there any Union statues up north standing as well, coming down? Hiding the civil war that probably will not be taught in schools. I see hypocrites, voting for the same party they claim to be afraid or or offended by. Old saying “Money talks”.

  4. Our military, did it not fight communism overseas? Only fascism? A NWO stunt to create Israel and we funded it. They certainly aren’t fighting it here. 2008 we were warned by an officer that the Mosques are command centers on our soil, and to back that up with the terrorist acts on our soil in the past five years, plus training camps for 3 decades across America who fight against our system. What am I missing other than the communist control our military? Not to forget after 9/11 a plane of Navy Seals fall to their death from the sky. Is it true that Israel’s leader once said the USA is a golden calf to suck dry? If so, I would like to see Trump call that out into the open? Is America properly represented, yet?

  5. I remember reading about ancient history in various parts of the world going all the way back even to the time of ancient Egypt and other contemporaneous nations. I remember reading about various pharoahs and other leaders destroying all images and anything remaining that pertained to that previous leader, his time and what it was about. I used to think it was just out of hatred and spite that these actions were taken. But now I realize that these guys were rewriting history and destroying facts and proof that anything else ever existed other than what they wanted known. These were acts of tyranny and oppression. These were violent and sinister acts meant to mind control their populations. It makes me wonder what the true history of the world really is. It also makes me wonder if future generations will ever learn the real truth of whatever came before our time and if they will ever know the truth of what memory and history is being destroyed now.

    1. I think you are right PDS. I wondered decades ago why someone would destroy the library of
      Alexandra Egypt that was launched 288BC. About 300 years during Cleopatra Alexandra was ran by Greeks and Hellenism. That probably explains the burning after A.D. It would have been GEM to the world.

  6. “A Henry County commissioner requested … ” A request is not a demand or an order. So what is it? Is the report wrong or are the museum directors spineless. A request can be denied.

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