Dead Confederates, A Civil War Era Blog

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted in Memory by Andy Hall on November 26, 2020

For a while now I’ve been posting this well-known Thomas Nast cartoon from 1868, “Uncle Sam’s Thanksgiving Dinner.” This year, though, I’d like to direct my readers to Pat Young’s detailed discussion of the work and the symbolism in it — there’s a lot there you may not have noticed.



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  1. patyoungcarecen2019 said, on November 26, 2020 at 4:44 pm

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  2. Neil Hamilton said, on November 26, 2020 at 9:40 pm

    Even then, we knew which direction America had to take to become a “more perfect Union.”

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