It should come as no surprise that Representative Benton is a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. This past weekend an SCV camp in South Carolina honored a slave for his “service” to the Confederacy. Unfortunately, his personal history has no significance or meaning beyond the vague references that support the SCV’s narrow and self-serving slave narrative. Henry Craig,
went to war with his master.
rescued his master on the battlefield and brought him home safely.
remained on the family’s property until the day he died.