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 Posted: Sun Aug 31st, 2008 05:41 am
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The Iron Duke

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Location: Georgia USA
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But did the average southerner despise industrialization or was it more the big planters?

I honestly don't know but Emory Thomas discusses in his book The Confederate Nation that there was a growing merchant middle class prior to the war.

"Cleburne is here!" meant that all was well. -Daniel Harvey Hill
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