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|Subject: Re: Civil War||Date: 4/5/2011 8:13 PM|
|Author: SeattlePioneer||Number: 32210 of 62975|
<<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.
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