Many men of color are members in the heritage group – Sons Of Confederate Veterans

Posted By Staff

Date: June 25th, 2015

Category: History, True Facts

battleThe Confederate Battle Flag was never a National Flag of the Confederacy. It was carried into battle by several armies such as the Army Of Northen Virginia and the Army of Tennessee. Was also used as a Naval Jack by the Confederate Navy.

Many Northern civilians owned slaves. Prior to, during and even after the War Of Northern Aggression.

Most Union Generals and staff had slaves to serve them.

William T. Sherman had many slaves that served him until well after the war was over and did not free them until late in 1865.

None of the flags of the Confederacy or Southern Nation ever flew over a slave ship. Nor did the South own or operate any slaves ships.  More

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