“Battle of Antietam- the opening of the fight- Hooker’s division fording the Great Antietam Creek to attack the Confederate army under General lee, ten o’clock A. M., September 17th, 1862.”— Frank Leslie, 1896
The woke military is looking to rename not just military bases but things named after individual Confederates.
This is a new movement by the Democrat Taliban to erase any mention of uncomfortable realities in US history.
Somehow the name “Antietam”, which is the name of a Navy destroyer, was included on the list of proposed deletions by the renaming commission. Not only is this sheer ignorance, as Antietam was a Union victory, but it led directly to Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.
But Antietam is on the chopping block says retired Navy Adm. Michelle Howard.
Air Force Times reported:
The Pentagon’s Confederate renaming commission is taking a look outside places and things named after individual Confederates, its chair told reporters Friday, to include anything named to honor