Confederate Memorial Day still recognized in Alabama and across the South

The event, Kirk said is about remembering the dead, both Confederate and Union, and the massive pain inflicted by “brother fighting brother.”

“It was about the burial of the men, north or south. They were someone’s child when they died,” Kirk said. She said the group shies away from the political. The ceremony will include the Pledge of Allegiance and Star Spangled Banner.

“A lot of people want the Confederate monuments taken down. They want the holiday to be done away with. I don’t think you rewrite history. I don’t think you need to. … What better place to show how far we’ve come then to see the history of Montgomery,” Kirk said.

People wearing Confederate uniforms will gather at a separate event Monday on the grounds of the Alabama Capitol.

FK – The victors write the history books. “History is a set of lies agreed upon.” – Napoleon Bonaparte.

We need to be mourning the death of the republic. Too many ‘conservatives’ don’t get that the bad guys won that war. Lincoln killed the republic for a tax. Read “The Real Lincoln.”