We looked inside some of the tweets by @davidsilkenat and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
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‘We brood, we drink whisky and we read books’. Ian Rankin on the role #whisky has played in Scottish literature. Here’s Ian and Dave strolling through Cannongate Kirkyard in #Edinburgh. #theamberlight #documentary #scotland @davebroomwhisky
Cracking looking whisky documentary released soon!
Enroute to join the Vicksburg campaign in May 1863, the 13th Illinois passed a crowd of Rebel prisoners from Port Gibson headed north. "They remarked as they went by us that 'all fashionable Southern gentlemen took a trip North during the hot months.'" @davidsilkenat
#OTD in 1865, the crew of the ironclad commerce raider C.S.S. Stonewall surrender the ship to Spanish authorities at Havana, Cuba. Built in France and launched in early 1865, her Confederate career was brief. Following the #CivilWar the United States sold the ship to the Japanese
"There is not a reputable historian anywhere in America that has ever published anything on Lost Cause mythology," claimed a defender of Dallas’s Confederate memorial. "This is all from Internet cranks and other fly-by-night historians.” #twitterstorians
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Will I download an app from the FBI? No, I will not.
Heads up: I just saw these two riding toward campus on 86. One has a SCV Mechanized Calvary patch and the other has a Order of the Confederate Rose patch. This was about 10 minutes ago. @takeactionch @AylingLindsay @communistcatdad @Move_Silent_Sam @SilentSamIAm @UnsafeAtUNC
Traitors en route to UNC.
Sobering to see a #Union and #Confederate soldier shaking hands in the #USCapitol frieze: a reminder of how completely the #LostCause had rewritten our understanding of the #CivilWar by the mid-20th century and all that was lost with the collapse of #Reconstruction