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A Simple Case for Pitt County’s Confederate Soldiers Monument

by Diane Rufino, August 16, 2021 Friends, fellow parents, concerned Pitt County (NC) residents, please check out my friend Jerry McRoy’s excellent article on his newly-created blogsite “J Man’s Thoughts.”  The article is titled “County Commissioners, Their Constituents, and Their … 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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