The Seattle Times

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Courtesy of united Daughters of the confederacy’s Seattle chapter
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Monday, January 6, 2014

Volunteers hunt for the truth about our place in the Civil War

The Civil War’s legacy in the Northwest extended into popular culture. One of the best-attended events at Seattle’s 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition was the Dixie Day picnic organized by local Confederate veterans and children of vets to celebrate Southern hospitality.