Johnny Reb


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Johnny Reb

a Confederate soldier or a resident of the Confederate states. [Am. Usage: Misc.]
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Maroun also saddles Johnny Reb and Marati's Magic in the race, but these two look outclassed.
One reason featured by his detractors is that he once said that during the Civil War that Johnny Reb was a patriot.
Wiley--Life of Johnny Reb and Billy Yank--were among the first to examine the lives of the common Civil War soldier on the basis of their own writings and recollections.
But, as Wiley concluded, "the similarities of Billy Yank and Johnny Reb far outweighed their differences.
Temperance and Racism: John Bull, Johnny Reb, and the Good Templars, by David M.
From childhood to adulthood, Johnny Reb had been taught that Negroes were far inferior to white people, indeed subhumans, incapable of making a single contribution to civilization, and that Negroes were naturally endowed for slavery.
On the contrary, McPherson maintains, Billy Yank and Johnny Reb tended to be politically aware and to possess strong convictions and patriotic motivations, a contention he supports with quotations and evaluations drawn from thousands of their letters and hundreds of their diaries.
America Will Always Stand Track Listing: 1 Darryl Worley Shiloh (Presence of the Past) 2 Ricky Skaggs Charlie & Johnny Reb 3 The White's Woman Back Home 4 Collin Raye Oh Virginia 5 Daron Norwood God and General Lee 6 Josh Turner Tears of God 7 Lee Ann Womack On A Woman's Heart 8 Blake Shelton Waltzing You Darlin' 9 The Wilson's One Letter 10 Marty Raybon Back In Your Arms Again 11 Billy Dean Home 12 Olivia Maxwell All The Daddies 13 The Michael's I Still Hear The Guns 14 Randy Travis America Will Always Stand
By that time The Life of Johnny Reb had already changed the course of military historiography.
In his classic study of Confederate soldiers, The Life of Johnny Reb, Wiley devoted two pages to the phenomenon and correctly identified the basic elements of the ritual--the flag made by local well-to-do matrons, the presentation of the flag itself, the presentation speech on behalf of a group of elite white women by a locally prominent white man, the reception speech by an officer representing the soldiers, the presence and cheers of a crowd, and the immediate departure of soldiers on foot or by train.
The conditions race win came between the first and last-race successes of Johnny Reb in the mile apprentice handicap and Seattle Prince in the ten-furlong handicap.
There was period weaponry, Johnny Reb on horseback and even a glimpse of Abraham Lincoln as Civil War enthusiasts shared their knowledge of those turbulent times and what life was like in the 1860s.