LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Posted in: OpinionsLetters to the Editor Right or wrong, good or bad, Texas’ part in the Civil War is part of Texas history. We all should learn from history. Trying to deny or forget history serves no one. That kind of thinking could cause us to repeat it. Bob and Barbara Berlin Bandera Different people at different times have used the Confederacy as a symbol of heritage or hate and as other things. Trying to reduce the Confederacy, its flag or a float to a single meaning distorts history and ignores the very real influence that history has on perceptions and meanings. The Confederacy is part of American history and,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!