Whenever Cynthia and Mary appear at gather Cynthia’s legacy from her expired granddad, the main thing she’s gotten is an antique sword that he accepted to be confirmation that the South won the Civil War.
When Cynthia’s grandfather dies, Cynthia and Mary begin the process of accepting the legacy. However, they learn that he left his grandfather Cynthia with only an antique sword. The party who surrendered in the American Civil War gave this sword to the winner. Grandfather, who died of dementia at the age of 98, thinks that the North gave the sword and believes that the South won the war.