Tuesday, April 12, 2011

150 Years Ago Today

The Civil War started ... and it never really quite ended.

Flag from Fort Sumter


it's margaret said...

It is certainly not over in this neck of the woods.... last week the giganormous monuments on Monument Avenue that glorify the southern heroes were spray painted... and there are those who still don't understand how these monuments might be offensive.

Counterlight said...

I'm remembering Sam Houston today, and regretting that most Texans then (and now) didn't listen to him in 1861.