I slid through the ‘ville the other day and stopped at the Courthouse to vlog about why I support PRO Gainesville!! I hope all of my true friends and family from Gainesville, Texas will take the time to have a listen. I am still looking for someone who claims to know their North Texas-Confederate-Gainesville History-..
Category: Confederate Battlegrounds
When the courthouse monument was erected in 1911, the ostensible reason was to honor Confederate soldiers. But it was common knowledge that Confederate symbols all across the South had another purpose: To intimidate Black people, to warn them that even though the North won the war, white supremacists still controlled the South.