Posted by: Democratic Thinker | June 26, 2015

When They Came For The Southrons

When They Came For The Southrons

UPDATED 10 Jul 2015, added disclaimer.

When they came for the Southrons, I was not a Southron, so I . . .


Painting of the Confederate Battle Flag.


With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations.—Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address.

DISCLAIMER: Democratic Thinker has two great-grandfathers who served in the Civil War—both Union soldiers, one in the 13th Kansas Volunteer Infantry, the other in the 15th Missouri Volunteer Cavalry—a great-great-grandfather who served with the 91st Illinois Volunteer Infantry—and a great-great-great-grandfather who served with Phelps Regiment, Missouri (Union) Infantry.


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Sons of Confederate Veterans.