as much as it pains me to say so, 225's post above is correct...

especially the part about loosing the moral high ground over the issue of slavery...

as general longstreet was supposed to have said. " we should have first freed the slaves...and then fired on fort sumter"...

and then there is this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRB2dGI1vRM

Last edited by ed good; 04/10/20 07:53 AM.

birds are gone...dogs are gone...awl we got left are the gons...