The Killer Angels

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Dr. Gary Joiner takes us through the concept and relationship of sacred soil with the souls who live on it.

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Commentator Gary Joiner takes a "soil test" of sorts. He explores why Civil War soldiers took up arms on one side or the other in the bloodiest war in America's history.