Why are some Army installations named after Confederate generals?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago
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    In WW1 the Union needed troops and Offered New bases and named them after Southern Patriots to endear the southern Fools to Join the Union Army

    today they are Removing the names after Southern Volunteers died over a Lie

  • Cee
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Because of the wonderful world we now live in.

  • 1 month ago

    the USA need troops for WW1 asked the south and Bribed them with Southern heroes and bases being Named after them

    the Union Got what they needed Now Like the Indians cancelled the deal because they can

  • 1 month ago

    no discriminating then like  now

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  • 1 month ago

    Deal with it.                                        ..

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Because in the first half of the 20th century the US government needed large pieces of land in the comparably more temperate climate of the southern states for military installations.

    So they pandered to the locals.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Because the people alive then were far more gracious to the defeated Confederates than any democrat alive today.

  • 1 month ago

    ? -   We are working on getting those changed.   

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Because they were amazing military leaders.

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