View Single Post
Old 07-03-2011, 11:13   #106
Dragoon44
Lifetime Membership
Unfair Facist
 
Dragoon44's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 24,416
Quote:
Originally Posted by Natty View Post
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.
Neo confederates can't seem to get their stories straight. You claim that the "fight to end slavery" rallied the nation while Grey rider claims the emancipation proclamation caused riots in the North and had union states threatening to secede.

__________________
“Right is still right, even if nobody is doing it. And wrong is still wrong, even if everybody is doing it.”—Texas Ranger saying.
Dragoon44 is offline   Reply With Quote