Daily Archives: August 21, 2017

Will Madison apologize for its Civil War crimes, Mayor Soglin?

Was Madison’s Camp Randall another Andersonville? Another Civil War horror? Should Madison’s city government apologize to the Confederate prisoners of war we killed through incompetence or neglect so long ago? Are reparations in order? A small mea culpa in the form of … Continue reading

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155 years after their capture, imprisonment, and deaths — Mayor Soglin vows no rest for ‘traitors’

No doubt feeling the heat from fair-minded citizens and national ridicule, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin today doubled down on his unilateral decision to purify and sanitize the Confederates Rest section of Forest Hill Cemetery. Soglin this morning (8-21-17) issued a … Continue reading

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