Arkansas Stands Firm for the Confederacy

Arkansans aren’t whistling Dixie when it come to their Southern Heritage..
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This weekend Little Rock will be hosting perhaps the largest Confederate Flag rally yet in the state of Arkansas as they plan an open to the public rally with all Confederates AND now the bikers, with several clubs joining the ride and even a dozen or more patch wearers coming from Texas and other states.
The founder of this hardcore southern patriot ride will surprise you…

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I was blown away when I met the tiny angelic creature who is spearheading this massive endeavor that will lead bikers and other Southern Patriots from Wilbur Mills Park to the Big Dam Bridge Sunday, July 26th at 2p.m. 19 year old Maranda’s fierce determination and fresh faced joy, her belief in her southern roots and that everything can be made whole again, is enough to make you feel young again. This antibellum hearted Joan of Arc has no fear whatsoever, placing her faith openly in the good Lord to see her safely through. It is so wonderful to see young people uninfluenced by biased media and ridiculous liberal non-values. She exhibits no racism or hate or hostility, instead facing the challenge with lighthearted love for her country and state. I fell in love with her immediately… A modern day Scarlett O’Hara who will shake her fist at the heavens and declare that frankly, she doesn’t give a damn. I personally hope to see her facebook event hit a million people, just to see a smile on her lovely expectant face, and pray for good attendance so as not to dampen the youthful faith she exhibits so gracefully.
Maranda’s Facebook Event

The entire state has been awash with oceans of red and blue lately, both Confederate and United States flags prominently displayed, as rally after rally pops up all over the state, each seeming larger than the last.. This past weekend Heber Springs was covered with Confederacy sympathizers as miles of vehicles paraded through the streets and around the lake, with many residents pulling over to the side of the road showing their respect and some even joining in, including a gorgeous factory Big Bad Orange early 70’s Charger!

Good Ol Boys…

A much less organized but still heartfelt event occurred in Conway Sunday afternoon, circling through Vilonia and back to Conway.

I went as Lucille Ball in my Wicked Witch adorned car with 'Save the General Lee, boycott tvLand signs. My friend Carol is my real life Ethel.

I went to this one as Lucille Ball in my Wicked Witch adorned car with ‘Save the General Lee, boycott tvLand’ signs. My friend Carol is my real life Ethel.

Like most states, Arkansas possessed a prewar Militia organization, which consisted of seventy one regiments, organized into eight brigades, and divided into two divisions. In addition to its standard militia regiment or regiments, each county was authorized to create up to four Volunteer Militia Companies. While none of the prewar militia regiments were enrolled into Confederate service, many of the existing Volunteer Militia Companies were enrolled into new volunteer regiments. Other new Volunteer Companies were raised with no connection to the prewar militia. Immediately following secession, the State Military Board began organizing regiments of State Troops. Many of these regiments were eventually transferred into Confederate Service. Some Volunteer Regiments were organized under direct authority of the new Confederate Government and were never organized as State Troops. In April 1862, the Confederate Congress passed a conscription law and new companies and regiments were organized almost entirely of conscripted (drafted) men. Volunteers usually went into already existing units. The secession convention also authorized each county to organize Home Guard units made up of men too young or too old or otherwise exempt from conscription or militia service.

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2 Responses to “Arkansas Stands Firm for the Confederacy”

  1. Reblogged this on My Journey and commented:
    This weekend Little Rock will be hosting perhaps the largest Confederate Flag rally yet in the state of Arkansas as they plan an open to the public rally with all Confederates AND now the bikers, with several clubs joining the ride and even a dozen or more patch wearers coming from Texas and other states.
    The founder of this hardcore southern patriot ride will surprise you…

  2. John Deaux Says:

    Long may she wave.

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