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 Posted: Thu Feb 11th, 2010 06:15 pm
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There are several myths about black Confederates.  One that has popped up recently is-  'they were all slaves.'

Another is they could only be a soldier if they were 'passing as white.'

This knocks out both of those myths in one click-

http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/forums/view_post.php?post_id=23655
Source:  Compiled Service Records, National Archives

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