Confederate Soldiers Fought During the Vietnam War

Did you know that during the Vietnam War, a division of American soldiers was fighting under a Confederate flag?  President Johnson wanted the flags removed.*

This is yet another example of the South not conceding that it lost the Civil War, not the War of Northern Aggression, as it’s called in Dixieland.  When you look at the Hayes-Tilden Compromise of 1877, then you’ll see why the South believes it won the war.



*Editorial, “A journalist who spoke truth to power,” amNewYork, 3/28/18, p. A8.


About William Eric Waters, aka Easy Waters

Award-winning poet, playwright and writer. Author of three books of poetry, "Black Shadows and Through the White Looking Glass: Remembrance of Things Past and Present"; "Sometimes Blue Knights Wear Black Hats"; "The Black Feminine Mystique," and a novel, "Streets of Rage." All four books are available on
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