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The utter helplessness of a conquered people is perhaps the most tragic feature of a civil war or any other sort of war.
It was the most ungrateful and unjust act ever perpetrated by a republic upon a class of citizens who had worked and sacrificed an ...
The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color-line--the relation of the darker to the lighter races of men in A ...
The American Civil War was the first modern war. It is true that the Crimean War, some eight years earlier, has resemblances with ...
At Hayes' General Store, west of the cemetery, hangs an old army rifle, used by a discouraged Civil War veteran to end his earthly ...
During the Civil War the area became a refuge for service- dodging Texans, and gangs of bushwhackers, as they were called, hid in ...
One of the greatest difficulties in civil war is, that more art is required to know what should be concealed from our friends, tha ...
I have for years been intrigued with the ways in which Jews and southerners are alike--stepchildren of an anguished history. From ...
The drama of the assassination has enlarged the personalities of both men, so it is as if each of them could have saved us from th ...
To the cry of "follow Mormons and prairie dogs and find good land," Civil War veterans flocked into Nebraska, joining a vast stamp ...
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