http://www.veteranstoday.com/2011/0...ers-are-american-veterans-by-act-of-congress/ Confederate Soldiers are American Veterans by Act of Congress The anti-Confederate smear campaign is becoming recognized for what it always was, a political campaign to denigrate Southern heritage. The graves and memorials of American veterans are being desecrated. All in the name of political correctness. It needs to come to a halt. Especially here on BB.