Category Archives: Peter Montomery

"Does Father Still Beat You?"

Peter’s eyes closed and his fists clenched. “I’m a son of the South and she is a demanding mother. Even though sympathetic to the North, Mama Dixie will insist on my allegiance. I’m an officer and will be called to … Continue reading

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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.  Webster defines civil as:  “of a community of citizens, their government, or their interrelations as: civil affairs/ polite; civilized; refraining from rudeness.”  How ironic that one of the most violent … Continue reading

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