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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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Have you had a unique experience that you'd like to share? Or, maybe you've been doing some research and you feel that it could help other users? Whatever it is, why not write a blog about ...
by Vale - 1 day ago
Mike, You just don't get it. I condone nor acknowledge none of it. I think it's sick. The Very Act of owning another human being is in itself Extremely Cruel, are you suggesting it's ok to ...
by Gettysburg Echos - 9 hours ago
I think the effects of Jackson in the Gettysburg Campaign would have been felt days before the actual battle took place. First of all Genl. Stuart would not have gotten as far away from the ...
by Nate - 11 hours ago
The guy on the right is Gen. Henry Baxter of the 7th Michigan Volunteer Infantry. The 7th saw a lot of combat and Baxter was a REAL fighting general being wounded 3 times and having 2 ...
by William Hastings - 16 hours ago
Thank you for your insight! This is helpful. I measured it with a ruler, so I'll have to find a way to measure it more accurately.
by sarah - 1 day ago
Brilliant stuff, very much appreciated. So, if I send you the British Army principles of War (for which there are 10), do you think that you could help me link them to how the confederate's ...
by JM14 - 1 day ago
In business since 1981--not exactly a newbie! And firearm sales of any kind are banned on eBay....
by Tarheelrebel - 1 day ago
I enjoyed this site. It was following the war 150 years ago but it came to a complete stop. Hope the web admin person is okay. https://civilianwartime.wordpress.com/
by turnhearts - 2 days ago
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