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Old 09-28-2016, 12:21 PM
Lightray Lightray is offline
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Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir View Post
Lightray, Gen. Stoneman is also mentioned in the lyrics of The Band's "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down":
I actually went to the part of Georgia that Gen. Stoneman burned down on Sherman's March to the Sea. I had a brief moment of panic when they first question they asked me was "So, you a good ol' boy or are you a Yankee?

Apparently they'd finally forgotten some of the Civil War details by that point*, though, so I escaped unscathed. Guess I'm lucky they weren't fans of The Band.

* Except Sherman. They still took potshots at Sherman, even when the topic wasn't the Civil War.