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General Sherman, it is stated by an Augusta paper, said, in connection with a gentleman of Georgia, that "Slavery will exist in the South after the conclusion of peace, let the war terminate as it may, and that he expects to own a thousand slaves himself one of these days." We have little doubt that General Sherman made the remark, and as little that it will be realized in the event of our subjugation. What the form of slavery, or what name will be given to it by Yankee ingenuity, we c
y pay?" The fate of slavery and the Confederacy, if conquered, depends solely upon the answer to that question.
General Sherman has evidently made up his own mind in the affirmative.
He knows, and his countrymen know as well, that cotton, rice and applaud their humanity, whilst they simply change the name and proprietorship of slavery in the cotton States.
General Sherman expects to own a thousand slaves, and other Federal generals will be equally fortunate.--The possession of the slave
The Daily Dispatch: January 4, 1865., [Electronic resource], The evacuation of
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