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nots, they would gloomily discuss the prospect of emigration, as if that were the sole good the future held.
There can be little doubt that had the ability been theirs, a large majority of the young men of the South would have gone abroad, to seek their fortunes in new paths and under new skies.
Luckily, for their country, the commander at Richmond failed to keep his agreement with the paroled officers; and-after making out rolls of those who would be granted free permission and passage to Canada, England or South Americathose rolls were suddenly annulled and the whole matter given up. Thus a number of useful, invaluable men who have ever since fought the good fight against that outrage — the imposition of negro dominance over her — were saved to the South.
And that good fight, begun in the natural law of self-preservation, has eventuated to the interests of a common country.
For no one who does not intimately understand the character of the negro-his mental and moral, as