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To the Pitt County Commissioners, Put our Confederate Soldiers Monument Back !! Confederate Lives Mattered

by Diane Rufino, August 4, 2021 The Pitt County Confederate Soldiers Monument, sitting on the corner out in front of the Pitt County Courthouse, where it has proudly and majestically stood from November 11, 1914 until the Pitt County Commissioners … Continue reading

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To the Heroes of the Confederate State of North Carolina (1861-65)

by Diane Rufino, September 3, 2018 On the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill stood the noble statue of “Silent Sam,” the Confederate soldier who stood vigilant watch over the campus. It stood on McCorkle place, the University’s upper quad, facing Franklin … Continue reading

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