News From Around the South 7/9 to 7/16

News From Around the South 7/9 to 7/16

SOUTH CAROLINA: Tentative Memorial Designed for Emanuel Nine Victims CHARLESTON, S.C. — A member of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church told their current pastor, the Rev. Eric S.C. Manning, last year: “It’s hard for me to comprehend someone could be...
Filling the Swamp

Filling the Swamp

When Donald Trump started running for the Republican nomination for president in June 2015, he began by attacking the Republican establishment in Washington, and he began his attack by calling the establishment “the swamp.” His real target was the...
J.E.B. Stuart and the Great ‘What If’

J.E.B. Stuart and the Great ‘What If’

In his sculpted image on Monument Avenue in Richmond, a leafy boulevard hemmed by stately residences, J.E.B. Stuart is immortalized on horseback. The cavalry commander developed a reputation for leading Confederate troops on raids and fruitful intelligence-gathering...
Female Militia Guarded Georgia Hometown

Female Militia Guarded Georgia Hometown

Like countless other women of the Civil War, the wives, sisters and sweethearts of LaGrange, Georgia watched the majority of men in their town march away to military service in 1861. But while other Confederate women on the home front prepared to nurse the wounded and...
Is a Trump Court in the Making?

Is a Trump Court in the Making?

If Mitch McConnell’s Senate can confirm his new nominee for the Supreme Court, President Donald Trump may have completed the capture of all three branches of the U.S. government for the Republican Party. Not bad for a rookie. And the lamentations on the left are...