Skip to comments.Oh my, what will these counties named after Confederate War heroes do now (vanity)
Posted on 06/25/2015 8:26:01 PM PDT by Sasparilla
Arlington County, Virginia: Named in honor of General Robert E. Lee, after his property in that county. Baker County, Florida: James McNair Baker, lawyer, politician, and Senator from Florida in the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War. Beauregard Parish, Louisiana: P.G.T. Beauregard, a Confederate general and one of the designers of the Confederate Battle Flag Benton County, Mississippi: Brigadier General Samuel Benton, from nearby Holly Springs, who commanded the 34th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, which was from the same counties which Benton County was formed from in 1870 Bradford County, Florida: Captain Richard Bradford, who fought in the American Civil War and was killed in the Battle of Santa Rosa Island, becoming the first Confederate officer from Florida to die in the War Between the States Bullock County, Alabama: Edward Bullock, Colonel in the Confederate States Army Chilton County, Alabama: William Parish Chilton), Alabama Supreme Court Justice and Confederate congressman Cleburne County, Alabama: Patrick Cleburne, major general in Confederate States Army Cook County, Georgia: Philip Cook, Confederate general and U.S. Representative. Ector County, Texas: Mathew D. Ector, Confederate General Foard County, Texas: Major Robert L. Foard Forrest County, Mississippi: Confederate General Nathan B. Forrest. Fort Calhoun, Nebraska: John C. Calhoun. Forsyth County, North Carolina: Union Major General James W. Forsyth. Gray County, Texas: Peter W. Gray, Houston District, Confederate House of Representatives Gregg County, Texas: John B. Gregg, Brigadier General Hale County, Alabama: Stephen F. Hale, lieutenant colonel in Confederate States Army Hampton County, South Carolina: Lt. General Wade Hampton III, Confederate cavalry leader during the American Civil War and afterwards a politician from South Carolina, representing it as governor and U.S. Senator. Hemphill County, Texas: John Hemphill, Representative of Texas in the Congress of the Confederate States of America until his death Hendry County, Florida: Francis Asbury Hendry, cattle rancher, politician, and officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Hoke County, North Carolina: Robert Hoke, a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Hood County, Texas: John Bell Hood, a Confederate lieutenant general and the commander of Hood's Texas Brigade. Jackson County, Oklahoma: Stonewall Jackson, Confederate general Jeff Davis County, Georgia, Jeff Davis County, Texas, Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana: Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy Lee County, Alabama, Lee County, Arkansas, Lee County, Florida, Lee County, Kentucky, Lee County, Mississippi, Lee County, North Carolina, Lee County, South Carolina, Lee County, Texas: Confederate general Robert E. Lee Levy County, Florida: David Levy Yulee, born David Levy (June 12, 1810 October 10, 1886) was an American politician and attorney from Florida, a territorial delegate to Congress, the first Jewish member of the United States Senate, and a member of the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War. Ochiltree County, Texas: William Beck Ochiltree, Colonel, 18th Texas Infantry (also a prominent figure in the Republic of Texas) Oldham County, Texas: Williamson Simpson Oldham, Pioneer Texas Lawyer and Confederate Senator Pasco County, Florida: Samuel Pasco, soldier and later U.S. Senator Pender County, North Carolina: William Dorsey Pender, Confederate soldier who was mortally wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg of the American Civil War. Randall County, Texas: Horace Randall, Brigadier General Reeves County, Texas: George R. Reeves, Colonel Reagan County, Texas: John Henninger Reagan, postmaster general of the Confederate States of America and also a U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative and first chairman of the Railroad Commission of Texas. Scurry County, Texas: William R. Scurry, General Stephens County, Georgia: Alexander Stephens, U.S. representative, vice president of the Confederate States of America, and fifty-third governor of Georgia. Stonewall County, Texas: Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson, Lieutenant General Sutton County, Texas: John S. Sutton, Colonel Terrell County, Texas: Alexander Watkins Terrell, Brigadier General, "Terrell's Texas Cavalry Regiment" Terry County, Texas: Benjamin Franklin Terry, Terry's Texas Rangers Tom Green County, Texas: Thomas Green, a Confederate brigadier general Toombs County, Georgia: Robert Toombs, Confederate Secretary of State and general Upton County, Texas: John C. and William E. Upton, Confederate Generals Vance County, North Carolina: Zebulon Baird Vance a Confederate military officer in the American Civil War, twice governor of North Carolina, and United States Senator. Wade Hampton Census Area, Alaska: Wade Hampton III, Confederate cavalry commander Winkler County, Texas: Clinton M. Winkler, Colonel
don’t give them more ideas...
I’ve been listening to some of my very smart friends. They have set me straight about this business of the “constitution” and “individual liberty” and have also explained to me how Obama’s latest executive action - unprecedented in our history - of making it permissible to pay ransoms to terrorists and kidnappers actually makes us safer. Now that I am a more aware person it seems to me that the only logical step is to do as our great leader - a man who utterly eclipses the Washingtons and Jeffersons and Obamas (PBUH) - of the world - yes, Louis Farrakhan - says and do away with the neation entitely. If you read NOI literature (few do) you will learn that the objective is a complete transfer of wealth from evil producers to America’s heros, who may be identified by their darker and more godlike skin. (Few do, as I said...) In any case I am willing to make a go of it. If we can accelerate the Great Society just a wee bit there may be some hope for all of us! In any case lest you think I am “racist” I will be reading THOMAS SOWELL’s kick-ass insights as the sun sets on America.
Help us map the last remaining monuments of the Confederacy
Not a laughing matter to me
They make take Vir-Ginny_a but they’ll nevuh, I say, I say, nevuh, take Texas!
They stopped selling Confederate memorabilia at Gettysburg for crying out loud, it’s over.
Orwell’s memory hole has been created, and the first to go down the memory hole is the CSA. Anyone who opposes is labeled racist.
Is there something racist about “Spike” ?
Arlington County was a grant to Lord Arlington by the king well before the American Revolution.
I live in a pretty diverse town and always expected at some point they’d change the name of my street. Now I really expect it. “Dixie”
Wait until they decide to plow under all the Confederate soldier cemeteries.
...Arlington County was a grant to Lord Arlington by the king well before the American Revolution...
You are correct.
That is a lot of counties that must be renamed! Let’s rename them after Democratic politicians. Say, George Wallace, Ernest Hollings, Orville Faubus and so on.
A lot of Texas counties there. My guess is they will go for the lone Star flag also. This is Emperor Zero and the Roman Senate taking over.
What about Bedford Forrest.
The Confederate general and KKK founder has a park in Tennessee named after him, and monuments throughout the South?
Change the park to “I Love Trees Forrest” ?
They will most certainly go for the California state flag, which is derived from that of the short-lived Bear Flag Republic, established by American settlers in 1846.
Back in 1970, I had a flaming liberal professor who hated the flag because he considered it "racist." That year, Sen. George Murphy, a conservative Republican, was running for re-election, and he had a bumper sticker shaped like a California bear. As a prank, I was going to paste one on the door of the professor's office, but thought better of it, since everyone on campus would have known who did it.
Sul Ross State University in Texas....
I live in Louisiana, Jefferson Parish.
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