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Looking at the Civil WarSeptember 1864

“I can see no relief nor peace for our unhappy country by merely military success under Mr. Lincoln…”

William C. Endicott writes to Robert C. Winthrop praising a speech Winthrop made in support of George McClellan's presidential bid. More »

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