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[WATCH] Rare Footage of Civil War Soldiers Demonstrating the “Rebel Yell”

The “Rebel Yell” was a war cry of the Confederate forces during the Civil War, possibly adopted from similar war cries of Native Americans – many of whom actually sided with the confederacy. The cry has been described as something like the scream of a rabbit, a wolf howl, or a banshee cry, and stood …

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6 interesting facts about American Indians in the US military

America’s first warriors are also the first to defend America. As a people, they are disproportionately dedicated to the defense of the United States; yet, as it has been pointed out many times, they don’t always get a fair shake. But they deserve our respect. Our warrior culture starts with their warrior culture. No other group in America …

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