"We understand that the Russian people and Southerners are natural allies in blood, culture, and religion."
The next campaigns will be waged against the heroes of the revolutionary struggle.
"I shall never forget the difference between those who fought for liberty and those who fought for slavery; between those who fought to save the Republic and those who fought to destroy it."
A trove of 38 letters the author of "To Kill a Mockingbird" wrote to a friend is up for auction.
Lee led an armed rebellion against the United States in defense of slavery.
Mary Landriu had been fighting to remain one of only two Democratic senators from the southeastern U.S.—a party stronghold a generation ago.