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First Confederate Flag - 1861


http://www.usflag.org/history/confederatestarsandbars.html








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Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States

B. June 3, 1808; D. December 6, 1889

Biography: http://americancivilwar.com/south/jeffdavi.html

Nothing fills me with deeper sadness than to see a Southern man apologizing for the defense we made of our inheritance. Our cause was so just, so sacred, that had I known all that has come to pass, had I known what was to be inflicted upon me, all that my country was to suffer, all that our posterity was to endure, I would do it all over again. - Jefferson Davis






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Robert E. Lee, General of the Virginian armies (1862-1865)

B. January 19, 1807; D. October 12, 1870

Biography: http://www.americancivilwar.com/south/lee.html

They do not know what they say. If it came to a conflict of arms, the war will last at least four years. Northern politicians will not appreciate the determination and pluck of the South, and Southern politicians do not appreciate the numbers, resources, and patient perseverance of the North. Both sides forget that we are all Americans. I foresee that our country will pass through a terrible ordeal, a necessary expiation, perhaps, for our national sins. - Robert E. Lee





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