No Quarter - Black Flag Warfare 1863-1865
We have had a number of discussions on this board about what was or was not the cause of the civil war.
In North & South Magazine Vol 10, #1, George Burkhardt has an article related to the official southern policy verses African American soldiers (and their white officers) with extensive quotations by both southern combatants and northern combatants who saw (and participated in) southern military forces mistreating African American soldiers.
I'm not going into specifics here as it is a long article with 100 references at the end. Only read it if you have an open mind.
And before you accuse Mr. Burkhardt of being biased wait for his book to be published (soon) that I'm pretty sure outlines atrocities by both sides in the CW.
Last edited by Sgt_Pepper; 06-13-2007 at 03:18 PM.
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