Thursday, January 26, 2017

TEDDY ROOEVELT ON THE CONFEDERACY

Roosevelt's uncle James was the head of the Confederate secret service and operated out of Liverpool.

"Coming today by the statue of Stonewall Jackson, in the city of Lee, I felt what a privilege it is that I, as an American, have in claiming that you yourselves have no more right of kinship in Lee and Jackson than I have.

"There was an uncle of mine, now dead, my mother's brother, who has always been, among all the men I have ever met, the man who it seemed to me came nearest to typifying in the flesh that most beautiful of all characters in fiction, Thackeray's Col. Newcome - my uncle, James Dunwoody Bulloch, an admiral in the Confederate Navy....."

[source : TEDDY ROOSEVELT SPEAKS OUT]

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