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Unmasking the Myths: Reflecting on the Whitewashed History of the Civil War

Unmasking the Myths: Reflecting on the Whitewashed History of the Civil War

A reflection on childhood fascination with the Civil War, revealing the whitewashed version of history that downplayed slavery. The author criticizes organizations like the United Daughters of the Confederacy for distorting the war’s true cause and highlighting the importance of acknowledging the war's impact on the nation and enslaved people.