21 December 2013

A Distasteful Task Of Reading

As a lifelong resident of the Shenandoah Valley with deep familial roots here, I hope you can understand why. . .


4 comments:

Chaps said...

If we had won, he would have been hanged as a war criminal.

Richard G. Williams, Jr. said...

Quite possible, though I would think men like Lee would have stepped in to mitigate that direction of sentiment.

D. Hill said...

"The only good Indians I ever saw were dead." - Little Phil

Dig deep enough and you'll find his sentiments towards Southerners were not all that different.

Richard G. Williams, Jr. said...

DH - Yes, I know. He also had a rather explosive temper.