The Civil War - This began in 1861 after several Southern states formally seceded from the Union.
Todd County, Kentucky - This region was not part of the Confederacy but where Horwitz found a strong tradition of identity with the South.
Shiloh - This was a battlefield park in Tennessee where Horwitz visits on the anniversary of the major battle that was fought there.
Gone With the Wind - This was a novel written by Margaret Mitchell.
Andersonville - This was a terrible camp where Northern prisoners of war and Southern deserters were kept in filthy and crowded conditions.
Montgomery, Alabama - This was the original Confederate capital as well as the site of early civil rights protests in the 1960s that sparked the larger civil rights movement.
Gettysburg - This was site of a famous Civil War battle in southern Pennsylvania where tourists mobbed reenactors.
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