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 Posted: Sun Dec 16th, 2007 09:56 pm
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39th Miss. Walker wrote: While the main cause of the war was the slavery issue it was not the only reason many served in many different capacities.


It is certainly quite correct that the 'causes of the war' and 'why men fought' are different lists.

In a later era: World War II had a  number of causes;  the attack on Pearl Harbor compelled many to enlist, but Pearl Harbor was not the cause of the war...

 

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