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Civil War re-enactors and the complexity of the Confederate statue debate

Speaking this weekend in Hillsboro at the 19th century-themed Living History Event, Gen. Ulysses S. Grant refused to criticize the statue memorializing Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Yet the general also refused to tolerate racism during Reconstruction, when bigots tried … Continue reading

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