Commentary: Slavery and Civil War’s truth

A century and a half ago, brother took up arms against brother. It was the bloodiest conflict in our nation’s history. According to the Military History Institute, there were more than 623,000 casualties.

This year, all across the North and South, there will be events commemorating the war’s sesquicentennial. Here in Macon, we have four new interpretive markers to join the one in front of City Hall dealing with the great war.

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