Confederate Heroes Or Traitors Analysis

Decent Essays
The above sentence is a Union account of the events that occurred recently at Fort Sumter. Though these events were tragic, we of the Confederacy feel that they were warranted; with the Union threat so near, we are only guilty of taking action to protect our troops. If this makes us 'open-mouthed' and 'shameless', then so be it – we stand with many of the world's proudest and most upright nations in that regard. Moreover, the Union's labeling of us as 'traitors' is preposterous libel. There can be no betrayal where loyalty is not present; that is to say, we of the Confederacy are only loyal to and fighting for the Confederacy – and we must work against nation which threatens ours, regardless of our history with them. When the Confederate states
Get Access