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To: HiTech RedNeck
Even Lincoln generally used the courts-martial.

There must have been a lot of them and they must never have slept. Maybe you could argue that Lincoln didn't pull the trigger and didn't burn the buildings but a whole lot of Americans were killed and their properties destroyed during Sherman's March to the Sea.

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16 posted on 03/08/2012 11:50:19 AM PST by ml/nj
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To: ml/nj

That wasn’t personal, that was war en masse. This is talking about assassinations.


19 posted on 03/08/2012 11:52:11 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: ml/nj

“...but a whole lot of Americans were killed and their properties destroyed during Sherman’s March to the Sea.”

Your assertion is plain silly. Those poor people were citizens of the CSA, not the USA. You don’t get to have it both ways.

By seceeding, the citizens Confederacy specifically renounced their citizenship in the USA and ALL rights associated with being members of the Union. That’s what the word means. No (or very, very few) United States Citizens were killed by Union soldiers fighting the Confederacy.


40 posted on 03/08/2012 12:16:38 PM PST by Owl558 ("Those who remember George Satayana are doomed to repeat him")
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