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“In North Carolina there is a great deal of something that calls itself Unionism; but… it is a cheat, a Will-o’-the-wisp; and any man who trusts it will meet with overthrow. “Its quality is shown in a hundred ways. An old farmer came into Raleigh to sell a little corn. I had some talk with […]

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“I spent September, October and November, 1865, in the states of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia…. “I judge, from the stories told to me by various persons, that my reception was something better than that accorded to the majority of Northern men traveling in that section…. “In one of the principal towns of Western […]

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“Much is said of the hypocrisy of the South. I found but little of it anywhere. The North-Carolinian calls himself a Unionist, but he makes no special pretence of love for the Union. “He desires many favors, but he asks them generally on the ground that he hated the Secessionists. He expects the nation to […]

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