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 Posted: Fri Sep 26th, 2008 02:40 pm
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Lee had several presumptive reasons for invading Pennsylvania, not the least of which was his impressive string of victories thus far: a win in Pennsylvania (or, at least, not a defeat) would have done Lincoln's government no favor in keeping northern support for the war.) I think this what 44th was getting at.

I don't figure that Lee thought that another win would necessarily end the war, but he was certainly dedicated in his efforts to keep whupping up on the AotP until the northern people had had enough.

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