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What the South fought for: An interview with a civil war soldier

http://youtu.be/KPiDqUB9k1I

Uploaded on Feb 1, 2011
Confederate soldier Julius Howell talking about his capture and imprisonment at the Union prison camp at Point Lookout, Md. Howell was born in 1846 near the Holy Neck section of Suffolk, in the Holland area. Read more: www.youtube.com/watch?v=K...



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But there were, such as my relative

Bastards.. Bastards were born into slavery. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/awhhtml/awlaw3/slavery.html

And truth be told, Black slaves were more valuable than whites at the time. White slaves were sent to do jobs that garateed them a very short life, such as cleaning up areas where maleria was prevalient. http://www.history.org/history/teaching/enslaved/enslaved_gu...

Nonsense. Utter nonsense.

Nonsense. Utter nonsense.

Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:

Overview: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/my-plan-for-reducin...

Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a

lol

you sound like Piers Morgan.

Very cool!

A part of history! I love it

I love it too

The fact that you are hearing someones voice that lived through that time is incredible.