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Molino Del Rey 95 place could not be taken without an enormous loss of men , but Captain Lee and his engineers distinguished themselves again by finding a practicable road over lava beds which were supposed to be impassable .
He moved that slavery should be forever barred from all territory taken from Mexico as a result of the war . This Proviso did not apply to Texas , of course , as that state was already in the Union . Wilmot's motives were not clear .
Supplies , some of which were contraband of war , were sold by Butler's brother to the Confederates , and cotton and sugar taken in exchange . Cotton was worth five times as much in New York as it was in New Orleans .
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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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