American Civil War
Blacks fought in the Civil War, surprisingly on the side of the Confederacy, many of them from Texas, Palestine historian Norris White Jr. said his research shows. They are the “black forgotten Confederates.”
Would you buy a license plate with a Confederate flag on it? State officials are looking at possibly launching a plate honoring Civil War veterans.
If anyone has an eye for history, it’s Ron Chilton. From about 75 miles northwest of Dallas at his home in Alvord, Chilton sands away time and measures the past in calibers.