And the confederacy didn't allow for the enlistment of blacks as combat troops until March 1865. Talk about too littl, too late.
The historical truth is that it took union congressional legislation to allow blacks to enlist.
No sh*t, Sherlock. All legislation is congressional legislation.
The point is, Watson, is that blacks weren't allowed to participate in your precious union until your precious union was on the brink of collapse. disHonest Abe and the damnyankee congress, in a panic, changed the rules to protect their financial interests and sent blacks, whom they used as tools to initiate an illegal war, to their deaths.