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 Posted: Mon Dec 17th, 2007 07:32 pm
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Bama46 wrote:  I have further read that there were only 25% of the population of the Confederacy... actually if one looks at the 1860 census and does a littel arithmetic, there was something like 7% of the population that were slaveholders..

 
The 25% figure comes from dividing slaveholders by families rather than slaveholders by population...
 
 
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