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Old 07-03-2011, 05:50   #101
Natty
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Originally Posted by Bogey View Post
It was TURNED into slavery.

Not what it was about at all to begin with.
Agreed.

First the Union said they were fighting to save the Union.

After the number of dead and wounded Union soldiers started to reach unbearable numbers, into the hundreds of thousands...

They then had come up with something more compelling to justify what they were really fighting for.

So they changed it to fighting to free the slaves.
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