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The abolitionists now had a martyr to hold up before the unthinking , sentimental millions of the North . On the other hand , the South felt that its worst suspicions were founded in truth . Southerners , almost to a man , believed that ...
2 The confusion of ideas and impulses in the South was equaled by the hysterical state of the North in the face of actual secession . The abolitionists , or most of them , thought that nothing at all ought to be done to bring back the ...
Their secession leaders had told them that the population of the North was composed of blackguards and scoundrels . The people's belief in these assertions was rather half - hearted until Sherman appeared ; then they felt convinced that ...
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This biography of Grant extends into a history of his times. The writing is informed, elegant, readable, and interesting. And very quotable: "Certainly no man can be a Christian and a soldier at the ... Read full review
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