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 Posted: Tue Sep 26th, 2006 12:16 am
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James Longstreet

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Location: Arkansas USA
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The source of the quote seemed reliable, but I was still cautious.  I also found this:

So far from engaging in a war to perpetuate slavery, I am rejoiced that Slavery is abolished.  I believe it will be greatly for the interest of the South. So fully am I satisfied of this that I would have cheerfully lost all that I have lost by the war, and have suffered all that I have suffered to have this object attained.

General Robert E. Lee, May 1, 1870

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