Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

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B.L. McCullough of Seattle, Washington wrote to Abbitt to decry the Supreme COurt's ruling in Brown v. Board and Decried the Brown v. Board decision and other “Negroid decisions which no Southern State has the slightest intention of obeying." He…

A letter from the Chairman of the Educational Committee of the Richmond Chapter of the Defenders of the State Sovereignty and Individual Liberties regarding Virginia and United States History books. Williams suggested a rewriting of the history of…

Abbitt's opening remarks at Appomattox Courthouse on April 16, 1950 in which he welcomed all to Appomattox, emphasizing national reunion and reconciliation.

This address, recorded for the Mutual Broadcasting System, presented the agenda for the 85th anniversary of the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army at Appomattox Courthouse on April 16. Special guests included the descendants of Robert E. Lee, Ulysses…

Resolution adopted by the Sons of Confederate Veterans, A.P. Hill camp, objecting to statement of. Father Theodore M. Hesburgh at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, that the Civil War was fought over slavery. The Resolution stated that the war was fought…

A postcard addressed to Abbitt by a self-described "grandson and son-in-law of of Confederate veterans." contained lyrics to a song entitled “God Stands with Us.” The song heralded "Dear Dixieland, land white and fair" and vowed the South would…
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