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 Posted: Fri Aug 11th, 2006 04:26 am
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James Longstreet

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Location: Arkansas USA
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I knew that Lee opposed slavery, though he owned slaves at one time in his life when he inherited his father-in-law's estate, and profited off their services to pay off his father-in-law's debt.  I knew Jackson owned a couple of slaves, but was very generous towards them, and I knew Cleburne opposed slavery.  But what about Longstreet?  I can't find anything about his views on slavery.  Were there any other CS generals who were opposed to the institution?  I would really appreciate some help.


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