And the war came
Posted: February 12, 2013 at 3:57 a.m.
. . . Both parties deprecated war, but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish, and the war came. One-eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union but localized in the Southern part of it.
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Editorial, Pages 14 on 02/12/2013