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MrsArmstrong
12-29-2006, 09:30 AM
Editor's Table, December 1861, pgs 465-467

http://tinyurl.com/yamyoa

Susan Armstrong

hanktrent
12-29-2006, 10:43 AM
Wow! Can you imagine that given as a speech by a good orator?

Hank Trent
hanktrent@voyager.net

tompritchett
12-29-2006, 10:56 AM
Besides the couple of apparent contradictions (e.g., the effectiveness versus non-effectiveness of the blockade), this letter surely exemplifies the hubris that led the South in start a war that they could never win.