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From: Vince <>
Subject: Re: Abraham Lincoln waged The War Between The States to SAVE THEUNION and not to free the slaves!
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 12:56:58 -0400
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wrote:
> On Mar 17, 7:08 am, ""
> <> wrote:
>> Aaron Parmenter wrote, correctly, that Abraham Lincoln waged The War
>> Between The States to SAVE THE UNION and not to free the slaves!
>>
>> NO REVISIONIST HISTORY,
>>
>> Abraham Lincoln in a letter to Horace Greeley in 1862 wrote,
>> "My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and
>> it is not either to save or destroy slavery."
>>
>> aaron
>
> Going to war to end slavery was not politically possible in 1861.


Actaully he was simply describing the job the Chief executive and
commander in chief.
Slavery was an issue for the legislature

Vince


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