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“There are still 10 Army bases in the United States named for Confederate generals, and military officials have no plans to change the names…. “One [such] ‘fort’ might (but probably won’t) be undergoing a name-change soon: Fort Bragg, a coastal city in Mendocino County, California, which was founded as a military garrison in 1857. “Like Fort Bragg […]

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“In the complex and not entirely complete process of reconciliation after the Civil War… the idea that ‘now, we are all Americans’ served to whitewash the actions of the rebels. The most egregious example of this was the naming of United States Army bases after Confederate generals. “Today there are at least 10 of them. […]

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