Realpolitik-enforcing American working on becoming a historian and an infantry officer in the United States Army. This blog is random shit I reblog, mainly guns, history, politics, and occasionally animu.
Fucker outwitted the best of the Union, was a legitimate gentleman, supported states’ rights, inspired an entire generation of American military officers, and let every single one of his slaves go. In fact, he only joined the South out of a combination of loyalty to Virginia and a pro-States’-Rights stance. There’s a reason that in areas of the US he’s venerated as a hero.