Another Bow to the Confederacy that Needs Fixing: US Bases Named for Enemy Generals

What do Fort Hood, Fort Benning, Fort Bragg, Camp Beauregard and more than half a dozen other US military bases have in common?  Believe it or not, all are named for Confederate generals, seditious soldiers who fought a bloody insurrection -- in support of the cause of slavery, no less -- against the very government that now manages the installations that bear their names. Make no mistake about it, these guys were the enemy, responsible for the deaths of thousands of Union soldiers.

While were in the business of coming to terms with our past by lowering flags and removing statutes, it's high time these generals' names be stricken from our military's mailing addresses as well.

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