A person who doesn’t know the perils of history, at some point are doomed to repeat it. However, the ugly truth that underlines the American Civil War, the impact it had on our society shouldn’t be completely erased from history. The preservation of civil war artifacts and relics can helped to show future generations how we were able to heal as a nation and move forward together as a people.
- There is no outcry to destroy Civil War monuments of the Union Army in the North, but only in the South will monuments, flags, and symbols of the Confederates be destroyed.
- Both the North and the South are dotted with huge chunks of granite as memorials to those who died in a bloody civil war.
- All of these monuments represent supreme sacrifices during a most pivotal time in our nation’s young history.
“There is no outcry to destroy Civil War monuments of the Union Army in the North, but only in the South will monuments, flags, and symbols of the Confederates be destroyed.”
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