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SAVING CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS (is easier when the local paper doesn't censor)

A lawless mob pulling down a Confederate monument.














Today's Southeast Missourian newspaper printed my Letter to the Editor about saving Confederate monuments.

Unfortunately, they heavily edited said Letter, including omitting the fact that I belong to the Stoddard Rangers Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp along with our contact information.

If you're in the Southeast Missouri area, are a man of good character and want to help defend the honor and good name of our Confederate ancestors then please contact us about joining. You can do this by visiting our Facebook page or by contacting our Camp Commander Barry Crumly at: 573 625 0726.

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