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Subject:  Re: Civil War Date:  4/5/2011  8:13 PM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  32210 of 90098

<<Was there a strategy that would have won for the south?

Yes. Promising to abolish slavery.

Regards, TTT. >>

I seem to remember reading that some southern leader suggested that exactly that should have been done ---- and then seceding from the union.

Perhaps that would have been a good strategy, but I can't imagine that it could have happened. n The south had a stranglehold on slavery.

Seattle Pioneer
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