The following video was uploaded yesterday. It is a wonderful example of the power of social media in shaping Civil War memory. Of all the social media platforms currently being utilized YouTube has by far gone furthest in allowing individuals the opportunity to contribute to a collective memory landscape.
What the Confederate Flag Means to Me
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