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laborer, which was neither onerous nor accompanied with danger. In the latter case, he is kidnapped to be forced into the ranks — to be put upon forlorn hopes — to be driven, at the point of the bayonet, into such slaughter-pens as that at Petersburg, of that at Fort Pillow--to stand between his kidnappers and harm — to be used as a rampart to protect them from Confederate bullets — to be kicked, to be cuffed, to be shot like a dog — to be kicked, to be cuffed, to be shot like a dog-- to be buried in a ditch, and to be used afterwards by the kidnappers as a scapegoat to carry off their own offences of cowardice and ill-discipline. We leave it to any disinterested man to say whether the traffic in human flesh, against which Clarkson wrote and Wilberforce harangued — the Guinea trade we mean-- was comparable in enormity to that now practiced by the Yankees ? As for the slave trade within the several States, or the inter-State slave trade, they do not bear mentioning on the