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Vandals Spray Paint “Shame” On Robert E. Lee Statue In Dallas

Someone has vandalized the General Lee statue at Robert E. Lee Park in Dallas. Overnight, the word “shame” was spray-painted, in big white letters, on the base of the statue.

CBSDFW.COM–07/10/2015

The Confederate flag is seen next to the monument of the victims of the Civil War in Columbia, South Carolina. (credit: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

South Carolina’s Confederate Flag Will Be Removed Friday

More than 50 years after South Carolina raised a Confederate flag at its Statehouse to protest the civil rights movement, the rebel banner will be removed Friday in a state where such a reversal seemed unthinkable a month ago.

07/09/2015

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Civil War Sites To Visit In Virginia This Summer

Want to explore some of the most historic sites in U.S. history? Check out this list of the top civil war sites in Virginia from Carlo DeVito, author of “Mrs. Lee’s Rose Garden.”

05/29/2015

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Lincoln’s Hair Up For Auction In Dallas

A lock of President Abraham Lincoln’s hair will be for sale starting at $10,000 this weekend in Dallas. Greg Dow is selling his father’s collection of Lincoln memorabilia on Saturday.

01/23/2015

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Iraq Vets: We’re Watching Everything We Fought For Fall Apart

A decade ago, a generation of soldiers thought they were repairing Iraq. Now they’re expressing confusion and anger as they watch everything they fought for fall apart. CBS 11 News talked to some of those soldiers.

CBSDFW.COM–06/13/2014

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Best Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.

06/10/2014

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Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America’s Southern Region

Featuring many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.

05/13/2014

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Cleburne’s Namesake Unknown To Many

Did you know that Cleburne was named for a Civil War General? KRLD’s Marlee McCormick tells us about the namesake who never lived to see it.

05/02/2014

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White House On Texas Secession: No ‘Right To Walk Away’

The White House has responded to a petition to allow Texas to secede by saying the Founding Fathers who created the Union “did not provide a right to walk away from it.”

01/14/2013

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Texas Secession Petitioner Talks About Why He Wrote It

The curtain has been pulled back on who the mysterious ‘Micah H.’ of White House petition fame actually is.

11/14/2012

25th United States Colored Troops, Company C or G at Camp William Penn in February 1864. (credit: People of the University of Virginia)

Texas Historian Highlights Roles Of Black Civil War Vets

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.”

09/03/2012

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Texas Judge Preparing For ‘Civil War’ If Obama Re-Elected

A West Texas leader is warning of what he calls a ‘civil war’ and a possible invasion of United Nations troops if President Barack Obama is re-elected.

08/22/2012

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