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 Posted: Mon Mar 19th, 2007 02:54 pm
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2nd. LT. Chapman wrote:  You have it nailed down and this thinking is also what caused all the trouble in reconstruction. The yankees knew very well that this was the way people in the south thought and is the very reason they installed blacks into political office in the south. They did it as an "in your face" punishment and as an offense.
 

I think the freedmen had something to do with it. They voted for the people that would best represent them...

 

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