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 Posted: Thu Jun 18th, 2009 02:09 am
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Naim Peress wrote: I wrote a blog post today (http://www.civilwaretal.blogpost.com) about how unlikely it was that tens of thousands of blacks fought in the Confederate Army. I talked about the Cleburne monograph and Judah Benjamin's January 1865 speech in the African Church and the reaction to it.  Tell me what you think and why you think it.  I'm interested in other opinions.   

Who is being counted?

Those who were in actual military service?....or anyone who picked up a musket during a battle?

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