Posts Tagged ‘henry lawson wyatt’

In 1925 sculptor Gutzon Borglum, who would later become famous for Mount Rushmore, proposed carving an enormous memorial to Confederate heroes Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis and Stonewall Jackson on the cliffs at Chimney Rock above Lake Lure. Borglum, who had become estranged from sponsors of a similar memorial he had already begun at Stone […]

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— Revisionism has its way with the “firsts” of Henry Lawson Wyatt. — No black soldiers among North Carolina’s Civil War dead? What about Franklin Cuzzens? — Am I the only one who hadn’t heard of the Cherokees’ enemy-ridiculing Booger Dance? Photos from 1936 include mask made of hornets nest. — Provocative batch of online […]

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