AL: Residents debate cause of Civil War

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February 7, 2011
Montgomery Advertiser    
Posted in News

"The Civil War may have started 150 years ago, but the battles over it continue. In Montgomery, the 'birthplace of the Confederacy,' residents still cannot even agree on what caused the fight, let alone whether it is an event worthy of honor or shame. It was Feb. 9, 1861, when the Confederate States of America was formed in Montgomery with Jefferson Davis as president. William T. Myrick of Wetumpka, Ala., said the 150th anniversary of the Civil War is 'our history no matter what different persons may feel about it ...'" (02/07/11)  

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