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 Posted: Thu Apr 16th, 2009 02:22 pm
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Johan Steele
Life NRA,SUVCW # 48,Legion 352

Joined: Sat Dec 2nd, 2006
Location: South Of The North 40, Minnesota USA
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"I would sooner stay here...than have our Government acede to their demands in regard to the negro soldier...Anyone, whatever may be his color, who wears the blue of Uncle Sam is entitled to protection, even if thousands have to be sacrificed in protecting him."

James Gaunt Derrickson, Union Army Captain, prisoner of war when the Union refused a prisoner exchange unless the Confederates treated black prisoners according to the rules of war, 1864.

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