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Written for the Arkansian
A Woman’s View of Slavery
The North is now the very hotbed of anarchy and corruption, and loud tongues are uniting there in denouncing, in the same breath, the Bible and the Constitution of the United States, as offering a shelter for slavery. 892 more words
A “Dependent” South.
The New York Tribune has this choice paragraph.
“Not only is the south entirely dependent upon new England for ice, hay, potatoes, brogans, plows, hoes, rocking chairs, and Yankee notions without number; it is only by means of constant importations from New England that the south is able to keep up its supply of teachers, preachers, lawyers, doctors, editors, and even of politicians.” 148 more words
#Onthisday in 1845, Civil War Soldier George Potter was born.
On January 19, 1938, The Saratogian reported
Schuylerville—George W. Potter, only surviving Civil War veteran and member of Frank Norton Post, 16, GAR, in the town of Saratoga, quietly celebrated his 93rd birthday at the home of his son, Germond Potter, and Mrs. 196 more words