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Long before the Revolution it had been found that negroes were not worth their keep on Northern farms , and so slavery gradually disappeared , but there was no emphatic feeling against it in the great mass of Northern people .
It seemed to the intelligence of the South that there could be nothing whatever for the Northern people to fight about . They wanted to get rid of slavery . Well , they had got rid of it . The Confederate States had no intention of ...
Then , what motive was there to induce Northern men to risk their lives ? Of course , the idea of preserving the Union , there was that ... but would men fight for such a cloudy abstraction ? Could the uncouth Lincoln drag a whole ...
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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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