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Why did people in the North want to end slavery? by Gettysburg Echos
There had been opponents to slavery ever since colonial days. Slavery had been mostly abolished in the North before 1800. Slave uprisings in the South, most notably Nat Turner's rebellion, dramatically underscored the risks slaves would incur. ...
Why wasn't Britain willing to come to the Confederacy's rescue? by fstroupe
Though most people think that the answer is that Great Britain stayed out of the conflict due to their abolishment of slavery between 1815 and 1844, the answer is far from that simple. The US South was not Britain's only trading partner, nor ...

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Has anybody ever dealt with them? Some really cool looking stuff on there but is it all authentic? I've never heard of the people running it. :dry: www.civilwarshop.com is the website I ...
by Scott - 16 minutes ago
These 2 cdv's came out of an album full of Michigan people. I know I've seen them published somewhere but can't find them. The General is on the cdv that shows about 20 Union officers and ...
by Bill - 1 hour ago
dylan wrote: 80 million Southerners & most Americans are sick & tired of hearing the moaning, complaining & whining of liberals today with their constant attempts from the 1960`s to turn ...
by turnhearts - 2 hours ago
I will have to do some more reading (including your article!), I guess I've seen too many hollywood movies where slaves are beaten, etc. I agree, I think it could have ended a better way!
by Vale - 5 hours ago
The source of confusion, Donald, is that you said, "My third Great Grandfather was brother." It seems now that you meant to say that your 3GGrandfather was his FATHER's brother. Actually, ...
by Bob Velke - 12 hours ago
LOL, Moose Hunting eh? Intelligent and a sense of humor, my dear sainted Mother warned me about girls like you but I shall throw caution to wind. Taylor, I am a little torn when it comes to ...
by Gettysburg Echos - 18 hours ago
I'm a British Soldier who is about to visit the US for the first time with work and I have to give a small presentation on how the Confederate army fought in the battle of Gettysburg, ...
by Guest - 1 day ago
I just checked FF 35.0 and it was working smoothly for me. Are you using a mobile device or a PC/laptop? Thanks for the help, Mickey.
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