Relegated to Oblivion

WHY GENERAL SHERMAN’S NAME IS DETESTED. BY COL. W. D. PICKETT, LEXINGTON, KY. I desire to supplement the article in the July VETERAN with the above title by answers to criticisms made and doubts cast upon the charges therein. As to the charge that at the burning of the large cotton mills at Roswell, Ga., […]

Animis Opibusque Parati

Inscribed among the calends of the world — memorable in time to come — the 20th day of December, in the year of our Lord 1860, has become an epoch in the history of the human race. A great Confederated Republic, overwrought with arrogant and tyrannous oppressions, has fallen from its high estate amongst the […]

The Glorious Little State of South Carolina

When the proper time had come, when I knew we were prepared, there was not a moment that I was not ready to strike the blow for my State and the independence of my country, let it lead to what it might, even if it led to blood and ruin. Thank God the day is come; […]

ἐν τούτῳ νίκα

The fourth day of March was an eventful day in the Provisional Capital of the Confederate States of America, as well as in Washington. At half past three P.M., on yesterday, the Flag of the Confederate States of America was flung out to the breeze from the staff of the Capitol and as its proud folds gradually […]

An Emblem of Truth from the Author of Life

THE UNCONQUERED BANNER. Maud Dudley Shackelford, Tarboro, North Carolina (Confederate Veteran, Vol. XXVI, No. 11, November 1918.) There’s a banner that waves in the city of light, Unfurled by the saints for eternity there On the temple of peace, where the martyrs of right Now see it upraised from adversity’s snare; And the angel that […]

Jealous Not Even of Virginia

The wild talk prevalent in the official and the semi-official organs at Richmond grates harshly upon the ear of South Carolina.  It is still more grievous to her to hear the same unmanly proposition from those in authority in the old State of Virginia.  Side by side Carolina and Virginia have stood together against all […]

Washington’s Birthday Was Duly Celebrated

Washington’s Birthday was duly celebrated in Fort Sumter last Monday by the Washington Light Infantry of this city. The Eutaw Band was in attendance, and furnished appropriate music. The following were the regular toasts and the responses made to them on the occasion: 1.  The Day we Celebrate — Illustrious in History as the Birthday of […]

Look Out!

To the Editor of the Charleston Mercury: You will oblige the ladies of Charleston by giving to the persons concerned the following advice, which, if they will take it, will cause the ladies to appreciate them more highly, as those who desire to protect them from the enemy that now hovers on our coast, and […]